Reports Report 1014a (Event 1014-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1014-2021
Observer
NameDean S
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis meteor was traveling incredibly fast but did not penetrate the atmosphere. It grazed the atmosphere at an explosive speed.
Location
AddressSan Mateo, CA
Latitude37° 32' 45.89'' N (37.55°)
Longitude 122° 19' 8.75'' W (-122.32°)
Elevation18.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-21 14:58 PST
UT Date & Time2021-02-21 22:58 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle252°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth180°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation90°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length25°
RemarksDissipated quickly, not like the contrail of a Jet. Sections of the smoke trail lingered.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-