Reports Report 3330h (Event 3330-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3330-2014
Observer
NameAmanda F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWe were driving south on I-5 just north of Coalinga, CA (about 10 miles north). The fireball was just off the right side of the freeway!
Location
AddressCoalinga, CA
Latitude40° 47' 5.97'' N (40.78°)
Longitude 122° 18' 30'' W (-122.31°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-11-25 20:06 PST
UT Date & Time2014-11-26 04:06 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth225°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorYellow orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt got very bright and then went out completely - the fire went out in an upwards motion.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-