Reports Report 1048a (Event 1048-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1048-2021
Observer
NameSharon M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was over the Pacific Ocean. The ball of light appeared large compared to lights on a plane that was high in the sky a few minutes later.
Location
AddressLaguna Niguel, CA
Latitude33° 29' 39'' N (33.49°)
Longitude 117° 42' 28.47'' W (-117.71°)
Elevation106.44m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-23 01:25 PST
UT Date & Time2021-02-23 09:25 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle243°
Moving
Facing azimuth213.09°
First azimuth-
First elevation45°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation36°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length-
RemarksI think the smoke was at the front
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA flash and then the orange light of the ball disappeared instantly (it seemed)
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-