Reports Report 2579aj (Event 2579-2017)

Name Christopher D
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks I learned about this website from an Astronomy Facebook page - I had posted some images on the page last night almost simultaneous to posts about a meteor appeared on my neighborhood Facebook page, and it seems to match up well with other reports of a fireball - the kml path on your page is less than 3 miles from going directly over my house in Escondido
Address Escondido, CA
Latitude 33° 8' 11.08'' N (33.13641°)
Longitude 117° 1' 17'' W (-117.02139°)
Elevation 266.477m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-05 21:58 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-06 04:58 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 156°
Facing azimuth 350°
First azimuth 15°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 340°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration -
Length -
Remarks The video captured the object in two frames - the second frame has some residual ionization glow before where the object ended in the first frame
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -