Reports Report 4097av (Event 4097-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4097-2015
Observer
NameJim M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI saw a meteor/debris about a minute prior, but it was horizontal shooting downward. And I was a serving it looking west, whereas the fireball was observed looking east.
Location
AddressSanta Monica, CA
Latitude34° 1' 39.37'' N (34.03°)
Longitude 118° 28' 11.87'' W (-118.47°)
Elevation47.49m
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 azimuth43.02°
First azimuth11.55°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth74.64°
Last elevation34°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length15°
RemarksGlowing train. Looked like a flame trail
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-