Reports Report 4097aq (Event 4097-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4097-2015
Observer
NamePeggy N
Experience Level3/5
RemarksNever seen anything like that. Bright bright white and a huge trail that broke apart in front of me.
Location
AddressBig Bear, CA
Latitude34° 15' 32.86'' N (34.26°)
Longitude 116° 50' 51.91'' W (-116.85°)
Elevation2071.65m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-22 18:15 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-23 02:15 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth88.51°
First azimuth48.75°
First elevation22°
Last azimuth116.02°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length-
RemarksGlowing train in gold then the fireball started to break up into pieces
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksmultiple trails of debris