Reports Report 4097av (Event 4097-2015)

Name Jim M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I saw a meteor/debris about a minute prior, but it was horizontal shooting downward. And I was a serving it looking west, whereas the fireball was observed looking east.
Address Santa Monica, CA
Latitude 34° 1' 39.37'' N (34.027604°)
Longitude 118° 28' 11.87'' W (-118.469964°)
Elevation 47.49m
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 43.02°
First azimuth 11.55°
First elevation 31°
Last azimuth 74.64°
Last elevation 34°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 15°
Remarks Glowing train. Looked like a flame trail
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -