Reports Report 5361ab (Event 5361-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5361-2017
Observer
NameLea K
Experience Level1/5
Remarksit was very large and noticeable - unlike a fast shooting star, it was slow in it's arc and I feared it would actually hit the Earth, until it burned up, with a moment of flaring bits in the sky in the color red before it disappeared.
Location
AddressLos Angeles, CA
Latitude34° 0' 58.29'' N (34.02°)
Longitude 118° 25' 49.63'' W (-118.43°)
Elevation31.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-24 17:10 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-25 01:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle96°
Moving
Facing azimuth158°
First azimuth90°
First elevation52°
Last azimuth222.15°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorWhite fireball with a bright red edge in front white tail
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksthe front edge of the fireball was red and as it terminally ended, I saw bits burn up at the end
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkslittle bits of red matter