Reports Report 4097ax (Event 4097-2015)

Name Rick L
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Address Palm Desert, CA
Latitude 33° 45' 48.33'' N (33.763425°)
Longitude 116° 19' 52.76'' W (-116.331321°)
Elevation 50.216m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-12-22 18:15 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-12-23 02:15 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 96°
Facing azimuth 106.94°
First azimuth 77.76°
First elevation 58°
Last azimuth 119.43°
Last elevation 42°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color bright yellow orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Remarks glowing bright yellow orange train
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks didn't see a flash but the rather singular initial sighting became about 4 pieces each with glowing bright trails behind the rapidly moving objects