Reports Report 4097j (Event 4097-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4097-2015
Observer
NameAntoinette M
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressCarpinteria, CA
Latitude34° 22' 17.63'' N (34.37°)
Longitude 119° 27' 32.65'' W (-119.46°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-22 18:00 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-23 02:00 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle104°
Moving
Facing azimuth149°
First azimuth100°
First elevation64°
Last azimuth251.88°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like a fast comet or plane with a tail on fire heading towards the ocean. The tail became red orange like fire and then it slowly disappeared as those it broke up in the ocean. Dark outside so couldn't see where it hit
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-