Reports Report 5343af (Event 5343-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5343-2021
Observer
NameVicki M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe white ball of light (basketball size) appeared to be at the same height of a low flying helicopter when I first noticed and descended rapidly in 2 seconds bursting at eye level about 20 meters in front of me.
Location
AddressBeaumont, CA
Latitude33° 54' 30.57'' N (33.91°)
Longitude 116° 57' 18.31'' W (-116.96°)
Elevation789.35m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-09-04 20:00 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-09-05 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle164°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth218.35°
First elevation87°
Last azimuth46°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBurst into several glowing orange fragments