Reports Report 2579aa (Event 2579-2017)

Name Deidre G
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It seemed to almost hit a plane coming in for landing.
Address San Diego, CA
Latitude 32° 43' 10.78'' N (32.719661°)
Longitude 117° 7' 34.15'' W (-117.126154°)
Elevation 72.553m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-05 22:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-06 05:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 268°
Facing azimuth 125°
First azimuth 125°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 142.59°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Orange & yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 99.99°
Remarks The tail was following the two balls of fire, trying to remember if it was smoke or light trail, I want to say it was both. There was One big fireball and a much smaller one right behind the large one.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Smaller ball of fire behind the large one