Reports Report 1970i (Event 1970-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1970-2014
Observer
NameDavid D
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was the most magnificent meteor I have ever seen. It really startled me!! Beautiful. I wish I could have had a picture of it. If one is available, please send it to me!
Location
AddressSanta Clarita, CA
Latitude34° 23' 39.44'' N (34.39°)
Longitude 118° 28' 49.03'' W (-118.48°)
Elevation561.96m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-08-28 22:25 PDT
UT Date & Time2014-08-29 05:25 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth357.74°
First azimuth357.99°
First elevation69°
Last azimuth350.88°
Last elevation44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorWhite fireball with bright yellow tail and and a large blue halo that was as large as a half-moon.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length25°
RemarksWhite ball with tail. Then the tail turned very bright yellow and large blue oblong halo appeard around it. and the tail trailed off and the blue hao slowly faded.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-