Reports Report 4097aq (Event 4097-2015)

Name Peggy N
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Never seen anything like that. Bright bright white and a huge trail that broke apart in front of me.
Address Big Bear, CA
Latitude 34° 15' 32.86'' N (34.259129°)
Longitude 116° 50' 51.91'' W (-116.847753°)
Elevation 2071.649m
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 left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 88.51°
First azimuth 48.75°
First elevation 22°
Last azimuth 116.02°
Last elevation 11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 4s
Length -
Remarks Glowing train in gold then the fireball started to break up into pieces
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks multiple trails of debris