Reports Report 5661ad (Event 5661-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5661-2022
Observer
NameChris K
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe fireball moved much slower than a typical shooting star on a relatively horizontal trajectory.
Location
AddressTorrance, CA
Latitude33° 52' 40.99'' N (33.88°)
Longitude 118° 19' 49.3'' W (-118.33°)
Elevation13.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-08-30 22:42 PDT
UT Date & Time2022-08-31 05:42 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle282°
Moving
Facing azimuth283.16°
First azimuth312.21°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth218°
Last elevation56°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude8-
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length11°
RemarksGlowing orange train, train disappeared, fireball continued, fireball then had a distortion like a cloud ring for a few seconds on its “nose”
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-
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