Reports Report 5361bu (Event 5361-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5361-2017
Observer
NamePeter B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksDid not seem to be moving fast enough to be a comet or like you would expect from a shooting star. I was entering Smart and final and the family behind me saw it too.
Location
AddressTorrance, CA
Latitude33° 50' 20.38'' N (33.84°)
Longitude 118° 21' 17.83'' W (-118.35°)
Elevation30.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-24 17:15 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-25 01:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle140°
Moving
Facing azimuth130°
First azimuth120°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth135°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLarge fireball with short trail of molten material burning out behind.