Reports Report 2579ac (Event 2579-2017)

Name Howard K
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Six of us saw the object at the same time. Initiially we thought it was a bottle rocket, as the object appeared to pass very close above us. It had a flat (low) trajectory.
Address San Diego, CA
Latitude 32° 49' 9.12'' N (32.8192°)
Longitude 117° 14' 15.25'' W (-117.23757°)
Elevation 113.812m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-05 22:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-06 05:00 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 91°
Facing azimuth 184.32°
First azimuth 179.92°
First elevation 34°
Last azimuth 344.78°
Last elevation 26°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color White
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 Broke into one large and one small ball. Had a small bright white fire trail. Then disappeared.