Reports Report 1159a (Event 1159-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1159-2018
Observer
NameJohn M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt traveled right over my head as I was driving light up the sky a bit seemed remarkably low , it was a trail of fire that went out as it traveled , lasted about 5-6 seconds
Location
AddressSan Jose, CA
Latitude37° 18' 9.22'' N (37.3°)
Longitude 121° 54' 48.77'' W (-121.91°)
Elevation45.66m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-03-30 00:40 PDT
UT Date & Time2018-03-30 07:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth356.86°
First azimuth2.97°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth358.81°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length50°
RemarksBright red and orange seemed like fire following it after the front of it disappeared the trail dissipated a few seconds after but as it was traveling the tail was disappearing behind it
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-