Reports Report 5361bv (Event 5361-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5361-2017
Observer
NameDavid N
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWow, some people around me saw it as well. We are stunned.
Location
AddressSan Diego, CA
Latitude32° 47' 5.46'' N (32.78°)
Longitude 117° 3' 30.24'' W (-117.06°)
Elevation153.88m
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 Angle116°
Moving
Facing azimuth162.57°
First azimuth208.26°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth205.87°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksVery bright and i could see fragments of the fire coming off of the tail. It looked like something was on fire and falling. I thoughtMaybe a satellite . Lasted only 2-3 seconds.