Reports Report 2779ba (Event 2779-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2779-2020
Observer
NameBarbara I
Experience Level1/5
RemarksMy mother saw it too as we drove around La Canada. It was like a huge fiery object coming down toward the mountain.
Location
AddressLa Crescenta-Montrose, CA
Latitude34° 13' 18.58'' N (34.22°)
Longitude 118° 13' 39.41'' W (-118.23°)
Elevation496.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-06-09 20:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-06-10 03:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle215°
Moving
Facing azimuth265.27°
First azimuth244.97°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth248.39°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorLight Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length99.99°
RemarksThe streaking train was as bright white & fiery as the object itself as it barreled down toward earth; it was huge & low! Several bus lengths I imagine.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-