Reports Report 1073d (Event 1073-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1073-2018
Observer
NameRicardo T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was quite bright - definitely brighter than Venus but not as bright as the full moon - and was clearly going East - in the same direction as Innovation Drive - and lasted about 4 seconds, a good portion of it had this tail- and then it just disappeared
Location
AddressSan Jose, CA
Latitude37° 24' 7.87'' N (37.4°)
Longitude 121° 55' 41.5'' W (-121.93°)
Elevation7.75m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-03-17 23:53 PDT
UT Date & Time2018-03-18 06:53 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth254.98°
First azimuth255.03°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth258.19°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length
RemarksGlowing around the head- also white
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-