Reports Report 5361au (Event 5361-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5361-2017
Observer
NameJacob Y
Experience Level4/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressDel Mar, CA
Latitude32° 56' 42.4'' N (32.95°)
Longitude 117° 15' 36.37'' W (-117.26°)
Elevation58.58m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-24 17:14 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-25 01:14 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle158°
Moving
Facing azimuth190°
First azimuth188°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth190°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
Remarkslarge cracking sound when I saw the bolide splinter into fragments
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw the bolide come down at a steep angle glowing yellow in sky after sunset. Fragmented into 2 large pieces and one smaller piece. It appeared to break up over the ocean while I was traveling south in Del Mar, CA