Reports Report 2046c (Event 2046-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2046-2014
Observer
NameClaren N
Experience Level2/5
RemarksMany witnesses. Outside at a swim-up movie and many people "oohed" and gasped
Location
AddressPalm Desert, CA
Latitude33° 45' 50.5'' N (33.76°)
Longitude 116° 22' 15.72'' W (-116.37°)
Elevation80.88m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-08-30 21:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2014-08-31 04:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth181.37°
First azimuth160.29°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth174.65°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw 4+ visible but small pieces break off and get left behind as the bigger part continued for fractions of a second more
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe trail almost looked like a firework, sparkly red orange and a bit of yellow.