Reports Report 503s (Event 503-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 503-2020
Observer
NameDiana Francis F
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was a golden fireball with a tail that looked like fire. I've never seen anything like it. I saw it while I was driving.
Location
AddressSan Jose, CA
Latitude37° 14' 54.68'' N (37.25°)
Longitude 121° 52' 29.57'' W (-121.87°)
Elevation59.37m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-01-26 16:35 PST
UT Date & Time2020-01-27 00:35 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth24.7°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth46.24°
Last elevation34°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
Colorgolden
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-