Reports Report 1529ir (Event 1529-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1529-2016
Observer
NameErika R
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was SUPER low and SUPER close and lasted a REALLY long time, like SECONDS instead of just a blip! IT WAS AWESOME!!!
Location
AddressRedondo Beach, CA
Latitude33° 50' 50.34'' N (33.85°)
Longitude 118° 23' 49.16'' W (-118.4°)
Elevation1.39m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-26 21:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-27 04:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle118°
Moving
Facing azimuth187.06°
First azimuth175.8°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth180.49°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorLight Blue, Dark Green, Green, Light Green, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.5s
Length12°
Remarksit glowed bright and HUGE and had sparks coming off it and we thought it was a flare because it was SO round and perfect as it sparked out
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarkswell we saw the BALL of fire get bright and then disappear - but it wasn't like an EXPLOSTIOn, more like a fizzle out - and it was giving off sparks as it descended. It was HUGE sand PERFECT and beautiful bright yellows and greens (maybe a little blue in there)
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-