Reports Report 2321a (Event 2321-2017)

Name Jacob D
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks The meteor was very dull upon first glance, but it disappeared for a split second. When it came back, it was very bright and lit up the surrounding area.
Address , CA
Latitude 36° 25' 5.48'' N (36.41819°)
Longitude 118° 59' 52.18'' W (-118.997827°)
Elevation 225.072m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-07-19 00:30 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-07-19 07:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 239°
Facing azimuth 47.04°
First azimuth 66.86°
First elevation 40°
Last azimuth 38.38°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 12°
Remarks Glowing Train that faded over a period of a round 2 seconds
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Meteor fragmented into roughly four large chunks before disappearing