Reports Report 1559b (Event 1559-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1559-2018
Observer
Nameryan F
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe object was very slow moving with a cone of light behind it and a rounded cloud coma in front of the nucleus.
Location
AddressNewcastle, CA
Latitude38° 54' 57.4'' N (38.92°)
Longitude 121° 11' 15.27'' W (-121.19°)
Elevation122.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-04-25 05:15 PDT
UT Date & Time2018-04-25 12:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle78°
Moving
Facing azimuth244.45°
First azimuth231.93°
First elevation49°
Last azimuth249.59°
Last elevation59°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration30s
Length20°
RemarksLooked more like a comet with a huge umbra, and then looked as if it went straight back up and slowly disappeared like a rocket launch. The umbra took a very long time to dissapate
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-