Reports Report 4097e (Event 4097-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4097-2015
Observer
NameEmile B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMost likely a satellite falling, but very spectacular. Bright , huge and relatively slow moving. Other will report too
Location
AddressRidgecrest, CA
Latitude35° 35' 56.98'' N (35.6°)
Longitude 117° 41' 48.69'' W (-117.7°)
Elevation734.44m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-22 18:05 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-23 02:05 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle27°
Moving
Facing azimuth336.32°
First azimuth327.61°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth103.26°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
Color-
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length-
RemarksVery bright white, orage at the end
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksMost likely satellite falling, small fragments parallel to main one