Reports Report 2989c (Event 2989-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2989-2015
Observer
NameDavid R
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressHesperia, CA
Latitude34° 23' 32.64'' N (34.39°)
Longitude 117° 24' 33.72'' W (-117.41°)
Elevation1162.46m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-03 19:45 PST
UT Date & Time2015-11-04 03:45 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle107°
Moving
Facing azimuth215.45°
First azimuth183.58°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth240.5°
Last elevation34°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt started as a typical looking comet like in a textbook with a tail except the tail was long and thin. About a half second after it appeared it got much brighter and increased in size like it exploded and then continued moving forward leaving yet an even longer and thinner tail. It was all a light blue color.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-