Reports Report 249q (Event 249-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 249-2021
Observer
NameNicholas P
Experience Level4/5
RemarksHigh velocity, comparable to a Perseid at the same time of night. Radiant was in the general direction of Taurus but further west based on tail length (~30 deg). Impressive object, easily observed despite LA light pollution.
Location
AddressLos Angeles, CA
Latitude33° 55' 54.21'' N (33.93°)
Longitude 118° 24' 15.05'' W (-118.4°)
Elevation34.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-01-12 21:22 PST
UT Date & Time2021-01-13 05:22 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle209°
Moving
Facing azimuth41.1°
First azimuth59.65°
First elevation47°
Last azimuth46.75°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorGreen, Orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright white puise at end of green tail
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks8-10 small fragments after terminal flash, scattered conically along direction of flight. Fragments left orange trails.