Reports Report 1967a (Event 1967-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1967-2014
Observer
NameChristine C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThere was a very odd sound before I saw the light. Not really a pop or an explosion but a low rumbling while it traveled across the sky. I had a clear view of it until it dropped below the tree line. It appeared to be a rolling ball of fire.
Location
AddressFolsom, CA
Latitude38° 39' 58.24'' N (38.67°)
Longitude 121° 9' 2.42'' W (-121.15°)
Elevation87.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-08-25 22:09 PDT
UT Date & Time2014-08-26 05:09 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth127.83°
First azimuth173.9°
First elevation-
Last azimuth71.17°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19.95
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksA sound like a small rocket low rumbling with a slight hiss trailing off which I heard before seeing it
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-