Reports Report 2579ar (Event 2579-2017)

Name Jessica C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks We were camping in Caspers Wilderness park and my friend saw a shooting star. We all turned to look and it because brighter than a regular shooting star, then broke into 2 pieces and slowly moved across the sky. It was orange, looked like two items burning as they feel through the atmosphere.
Address San Juan Capistrano, CA
Latitude 33° 32' 37.4'' N (33.543723°)
Longitude 117° 33' 39.35'' W (-117.560931°)
Elevation 122.74m
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 right to down left
Descent Angle 258°
Facing azimuth 56.88°
First azimuth 70.38°
First elevation 50°
Last azimuth 54.91°
Last elevation 39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Orange, Light Yellow, White
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 It fragmented into two pieces that both glowed like long, bright shooting stars