Reports Report 5361dx (Event 5361-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5361-2017
Observer
NameMalikah U
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe ball was actually fire and the flames were trailing the ball, not like a smoke trail more like hair being blown by wind opposite the direction of the fall. It fell behind the San Jacinto Mountains.
Location
AddressPalm Springs, CA
Latitude33° 50' 42.01'' N (33.85°)
Longitude 116° 32' 6.12'' W (-116.54°)
Elevation160.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-24 17:20 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-25 01:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle129°
Moving
Facing azimuth204.62°
First azimuth201.89°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth220.03°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter it came from behind the cloud maybe 2 sec. a smaller fragment broke off and followed the larger ball!