Reports Report 2579al (Event 2579-2017)

Name Jon W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was very bright and moving very fast. We saw it first straight up and it flew to 60 degrees or do in about 6 seconds.
Address San Diego, CA
Latitude 32° 50' 11.22'' N (32.83645°)
Longitude 117° 16' 31.34'' W (-117.275371°)
Elevation 35.681m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-05 21:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-06 04:00 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 177°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth -
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth -
Last elevation 60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It broke into two pieces as it flew north. The smaller piece veered right and disappeared first.