Reports Report 3406h (Event 3406-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3406-2022
Observer
NamePatrick H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was observing a Southwest Airlines flight (1168) on approach to Long Beach (KLGB) as it traveled over Seal Beach, CA. At this point I was looking in a NE direction As I was observing the Southwest flight a fast traveling bright white light, traveling in what appeared to be a SW to NE direction, caught my attention. I observed it for roughly 3-4 seconds.Some background on me. I am an experienced pilot and know what is and isn’t an aircraft and based on the speed this light was traveling it was definitely was not an aircraft
Location
AddressSeal Beach, CA
Latitude33° 44' 26.65'' N (33.74°)
Longitude 118° 6' 12.73'' W (-118.1°)
Elevation2.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-06-11 21:25 PDT
UT Date & Time2022-06-12 04:25 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle55°
Moving
Facing azimuth70°
First azimuth35°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth60°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-