Reports Report 3330bb (Event 3330-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3330-2014
Observer
NameWendy S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIf I hadn't been driving, maybe I could have seen/heard more details. It was dramatic enough that I said "holy crap!' Out loud. Then looked at other cars on HW to see if anyone was swerving
Location
AddressLos Altos, CA
Latitude37° 20' 26.36'' N (37.34°)
Longitude 122° 3' 35.18'' W (-122.06°)
Elevation74.24m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-11-25 20:08 PST
UT Date & Time2014-11-26 04:08 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth184.84°
First azimuth107.19°
First elevation80°
Last azimuth135.19°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFireball with what looked like molten lava breaking off &'disappearing, not a lot, just a few chunks
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs chunks broke off, it became smaller until it disappeared