Reports Report 1529gp (Event 1529-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1529-2016
Observer
NameTony R
Experience Level3/5
RemarksFrom the fragments breaking off I thought it might be a satellite or some man-made piece of equipment falling back to earth.
Location
AddressMission Viejo, CA
Latitude33° 32' 31.18'' N (33.54°)
Longitude 117° 40' 26.5'' W (-117.67°)
Elevation71.3m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-26 21:39 PDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-27 04:39 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle130°
Moving
Facing azimuth190°
First azimuth190°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth195°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksfairly brilliant flash toward the end of the visible trajectory then quickly faded out.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall glowing pieces were emitted from the main piece and trailing behind