Reports Report 5361bz (Event 5361-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5361-2017
Observer
NameMark H
Experience Level1/5
Remarksspectacular sight - was driving when I saw it
Location
AddressSan Diego, CA
Latitude32° 55' 10.84'' N (32.92°)
Longitude 117° 7' 30.48'' W (-117.13°)
Elevation143.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-24 17:15 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-25 01:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle144°
Moving
Facing azimuth177°
First azimuth70°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth130°
Last elevation50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
Colorgreen then a bright yellow/white flash several pieces breaking up
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksgreenish light got bright and then split into several pieces with smoke/vapor but vapor did not persist - was twilight sun had set
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkssplit into several pieces with smoke/vapor that vanished in an instant - no vapor trail, no sound