Reports Report 2579ao (Event 2579-2017)

Name Phil O
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks -
Address San Diego, CA
Latitude 32° 47' 9.2'' N (32.785888°)
Longitude 117° 8' 1.69'' W (-117.133804°)
Elevation 58.516m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-05 20:50 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-06 03:50 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 271°
Facing azimuth 0.65°
First azimuth 18.13°
First elevation 29°
Last azimuth 338.75°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 20°
Remarks The ball broke apart with trains that looked like flairs on both sides. The larger portion flew on and flared out a little further.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks There were 2 distinct flair out with the 1st clearly breaking off the meteor and the balance flying on another 10 degrees before flailing out