Reports Report 5361aw (Event 5361-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5361-2017
Observer
NameRobert J
Experience Level3/5
RemarksVery impressive fireball, quite large, typical blue and green color. Also quite slow as it moved across the sky. Not a streak but a large flaming fireball. Very unusual. The best one I've ever seen (53 years old).
Location
AddressHuntington Beach, CA
Latitude33° 43' 25.28'' N (33.72°)
Longitude 118° 0' 21.1'' W (-118.01°)
Elevation2.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-24 17:14 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-25 01:14 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle120°
Moving
Facing azimuth131.89°
First azimuth117.54°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth150.18°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorLight Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was already fragmenting when I first saw it and it went below the level of the trees so I did not see it "go out". It was definitely in a boiling fragmenting state.