Reports Report 2236e (Event 2236-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2236-2021
Observer
NameMarty S
Experience Level4/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressThousand Oaks, CA
Latitude34° 10' 13.35'' N (34.17°)
Longitude 118° 57' 34.04'' W (-118.96°)
Elevation221.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-04-09 21:05 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-04-10 04:05 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle263°
Moving
Facing azimuth265°
First azimuth305°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth265°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
Remarksthe train was more orange at the tail and yellow at the front
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksit fragmented into 2 pieces as it moved, when it first appeared it was a single ball, just after half of it's duration it had more resolution and had split with the leading ball being about 40 percent of the original and the trailing ball about 60% of original size