Reports Report 303q (Event 303-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 303-2015
Observer
NameMandic M
Experience Level2/5
Remarksit was an impressive sight. very large white light fireball w/ a very small, tight, tail right behind it's descending trajectory. caught it over the tree line while walking the neighborhood w/ my girl; it then disappeared from sight due to it's dipping behind the hill we were ascending. magnificent sight. and def not a shooting star.
Location
AddressMonterey Park, CA
Latitude34° 2' 34.13'' N (34.04°)
Longitude 118° 8' 17.97'' W (-118.14°)
Elevation100.53m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-08 21:01 PST
UT Date & Time2015-02-09 05:01 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth290.44°
First azimuth320.81°
First elevation11°
Last azimuth280.21°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-