Reports Report 1529fn (Event 1529-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1529-2016
Observer
NameJanet P
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was an amazing experience. I didn't know what it was, and actually called the fire dept to report it in case it landed nearby and started a fire! Describing a fireball, meteor, comet with a tail to 911 was funny in hindsight.
Location
AddressIrvine, CA
Latitude33° 38' 28.92'' N (33.64°)
Longitude 117° 45' 40.99'' W (-117.76°)
Elevation84.09m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-26 21:40 PDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-27 04:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle107°
Moving
Facing azimuth183.86°
First azimuth145.23°
First elevation41°
Last azimuth217.11°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorGreen, Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.5s
Length30°
Remarksglowing changing to light colored smoke
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-