Reports Report 1764b (Event 1764-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1764-2013
Observer
Namenoke P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was a clear sky, bright fireball, bright as the moon. I thought it might make impact, but it broke apart and went dark.
Location
AddressWestminster, CA
Latitude33° 45' 16.76'' N (33.75°)
Longitude 118° 2' 8.2'' W (-118.04°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-08-16 23:20 PDT
UT Date & Time2013-08-17 06:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth45°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth45°
Last elevation55°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
Colorwhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksRed flare following white fireball
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFireball broke up and fizzled out