Reports Report 4097w (Event 4097-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4097-2015
Observer
NameIvan D
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI am grateful to have seen this event. Truly amazing!!!! damn...
Location
AddressMontecito, CA
Latitude34° 26' 29.71'' N (34.44°)
Longitude 119° 39' 49.59'' W (-119.66°)
Elevation142.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-22 18:09 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-23 02:09 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle92°
Moving
Facing azimuth47°
First azimuth35°
First elevation34°
Last azimuth90°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration8s
Length18°
RemarksBright orange, long tail, slowly across the sky, I expected to hear a boom, hair stood up, it broke up last minute into dozens of pieces, over several seconds, it really appeared to be a fireball traveling across the sky, could have lasted approx 45 sec., never seen any close to being as bright, long lasting and big in mass int eh sky.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksit broke up over several seconds with large bright fragments pealing off the main mass which this event lasted 7 - 10 seconds.