Reports Report 1616l (Event 1616-2017)

Name James B
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks It seemed like it lit up the mountains above Sylmar...
Address Los Angeles, CA
Latitude 34° 16' 50.51'' N (34.280697°)
Longitude 118° 22' 29.88'' W (-118.374966°)
Elevation 351.847687m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-05-07 23:55 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-05-08 06:55 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 188°
Facing azimuth 0.84°
First azimuth 0.4°
First elevation 49°
Last azimuth 2.74°
Last elevation 56°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Blue, Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Was very bright and sudden. Looked like it had yellowish glowing sparks around the Blue flash as it fell to earth.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -