Reports Report 1529je (Event 1529-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1529-2016
Observer
NameJohn R
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressSimi Valley, CA
Latitude34° 16' 45.1'' N (34.28°)
Longitude 118° 44' 37.83'' W (-118.74°)
Elevation288.23m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-26 21:40 PDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-27 04:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle167°
Moving
Facing azimuth168.64°
First azimuth168°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth172.1°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorGreen, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA bright glow enveloped the fireball just prior to fragmentation
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe glowing green object broke apart like cigarette ashes as it trailed the night sky