Yuba City, California Fireball of 10MAY09
Time: 20090510_0341 PDT
START RA 19 hrs 41'Dec = 21 deg
END:RA 22 hrs 35'Dec = -10 deg 11'
This fireball was a little over 7 seconds and appears to travel on the celestial equator.
Duration = 7.5 seconds.
Brightness = 1/2 full moon
Start Az. = 154 Deg. True North
Start Elev. = ~25 Deg
End Az = 112 Deg. True North
End Elev. = ~10 Deg
Report was held back because of its somewhat regular & pulsation during flight. This fireball was esthetically pleasing, but did not detonate, appearing to burn itself out.
Reported by YCSentinel 21MAY09