Reports Report 3799d (Event 3799-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3799-2015
Observer
NameRobert B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksRetired SDFD fire investigator . The fire ball looked exactly like a fire ball with a tail. I initially thought it my be a plane on fire but it was too fast to be a plane.
Location
AddressLa Mesa, CA
Latitude32° 46' 31.64'' N (32.78°)
Longitude 117° 2' 27.93'' W (-117.04°)
Elevation140.08m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-03 17:17 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-04 01:17 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle127°
Moving
Facing azimuth322.88°
First azimuth311.03°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth322°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-