Reports Report 4097bg (Event 4097-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4097-2015
Observer
NameE N
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe sky that evening had some cloud cover and I still saw the meteor brightly through the clouds
Location
AddressBlythe, CA
Latitude33° 35' 16.92'' N (33.59°)
Longitude 115° 1' 44.71'' W (-115.03°)
Elevation133.8m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-22 18:00 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-23 02:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle99°
Moving
Facing azimuth91.83°
First azimuth332.11°
First elevation26°
Last azimuth160.86°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length99.99°
RemarksIt was a glowing train longer than a football field
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs it passed over head it broke off into several smaller pieces.