Reports Report 2579n (Event 2579-2017)

Name Brian M
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks Moon was very bright. Fireball appeared from the South East and traveled directly overhead and dissipated in the North West. Left a long trail of yellow - white - green in its wake. Fragmented into multiple pieces that fizzled out. Very impressive!
Address Spring Valley, CA
Latitude 32° 44' 12.17'' N (32.736713°)
Longitude 116° 57' 39.15'' W (-116.960874°)
Elevation 202.112m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-05 22:02 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-06 05:02 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle
Facing azimuth 145.27°
First azimuth 160.29°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 329.7°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color Light Green, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Multiple fragmentation as it traveled overhead before fading out