Reports Report 4097an (Event 4097-2015)

Observer
Name Bob A
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Location
Address Santa Clarita, CA
Latitude 34° 28' 39.92'' N (34.477756°)
Longitude 118° 21' 40.43'' W (-118.361231°)
Elevation 687.352m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-12-22 18:12 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-12-23 02:12 UT
Duration ≈20s
Direction
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 88°
Moving
Facing azimuth 37.02°
First azimuth 4.76°
First elevation 22°
Last azimuth 76.68°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The meteor grew in brightness, flashed, then began to become less intense, but continued to burn for 10 seconds as it traveled
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks A trail of particles behind the meteor.