Reports Report 2579ak (Event 2579-2017)

Name Diana H
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was a beautiful, strong, vibrant color in the clear dark blue sky. Its train had the longest appearance time I've ever seen lasting from about 4-5 seconds. I am not Sure if I correctly estimated the degrees of the train but it was super long!
Address Rancho Mirage, CA
Latitude 33° 48' 1.76'' N (33.800488°)
Longitude 116° 25' 15.36'' W (-116.420932°)
Elevation 99.215m
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 left to down right
Descent Angle 92°
Facing azimuth 224.12°
First azimuth 194.93°
First elevation 47°
Last azimuth 264.2°
Last elevation 47°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 4s
Length 99.99°
Remarks Loooooong glowing train with some flickering
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -