Reports Report 1970m (Event 1970-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1970-2014
Observer
NameS K
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis is the 2nd time in the past 2-3 years we have seen a fireball while sitting in our back yard!
Location
AddressPismo Beach, CA
Latitude35° 8' 35.28'' N (35.14°)
Longitude 120° 37' 44.45'' W (-120.63°)
Elevation53.62m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-08-28 22:15 PDT
UT Date & Time2014-08-29 05:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth29.56°
First azimuth28.28°
First elevation41°
Last azimuth47.59°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksAfter the flash of the green fireball, there was a gold or orange trail that faded out in 2-3 seconds
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt flashed a bright green, looked like a single firework flash--enough to light up the sky around it
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-