Reports Report 4097ah (Event 4097-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4097-2015
Observer
NameDennis P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThere was no smoke trail which I thought there would be. Almost looked like an airplane breaking up in flight. I never noticed a bright flash, only the framents which glowed brighter amid the orange glow of the wide tail. It just seemed to slowly fade away and went dark.
Location
AddressIndio, CA
Latitude33° 41' 33.41'' N (33.69°)
Longitude 116° 15' 27.68'' W (-116.26°)
Elevation9.57m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-22 18:10 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-23 02:10 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle94°
Moving
Facing azimuth91.39°
First azimuth90.15°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth107.07°
Last elevation39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt almost looked like a firework that had been launched. Had a very long orange and wide tail with several larger and brighter fragmentations that were traveling along and inside the tail