Reports Report 4097bg (Event 4097-2015)

Name E N
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks The sky that evening had some cloud cover and I still saw the meteor brightly through the clouds
Address Blythe, CA
Latitude 33° 35' 16.92'' N (33.588034°)
Longitude 115° 1' 44.71'' W (-115.029087°)
Elevation 133.8m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-12-22 18:00 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-12-23 02:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 99°
Facing azimuth 91.83°
First azimuth 332.11°
First elevation 26°
Last azimuth 160.86°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 99.99°
Remarks It was a glowing train longer than a football field
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks As it passed over head it broke off into several smaller pieces.