Reports Report 2579am (Event 2579-2017)

Name Samuel C
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks Best meteor I've ever seen. Amazing to see it breaking up
Address Borrego Springs, CA
Latitude 33° 12' 24.14'' N (33.206706°)
Longitude 116° 19' 44.44'' W (-116.329011°)
Elevation 168.744m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-05 21:15 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-06 04:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 112°
Facing azimuth 229.33°
First azimuth 187.78°
First elevation 64°
Last azimuth 278.04°
Last elevation 58°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color yellow
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 The meteor broke into and the first part burned up while the second part continued on until also burning up