Reports Report 249b (Event 249-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 249-2021
Observer
NameRachel M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI am over 50 and have always loved looking at the stars. I look up at the sky frequently on my nightly walks. I have NEVER seen anything like this. The ball of light looked like it was fizzing and I have never seen a colored tail.
Location
AddressVista, CA
Latitude33° 11' 4.21'' N (33.18°)
Longitude 117° 15' 35.73'' W (-117.26°)
Elevation111.27m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-01-12 20:45 PST
UT Date & Time2021-01-13 04:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle212°
Moving
Facing azimuth31.77°
First azimuth28.29°
First elevation36°
Last azimuth355.14°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorLight Blue, Light Green, Orange, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-