Reports Report 5105c (Event 5105-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5105-2018
Observer
NameLillian M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was actually beautiful even though it startled me a bit.
Location
AddressBakersfield, CA
Latitude35° 24' 24.85'' N (35.41°)
Longitude 119° 1' 32.72'' W (-119.03°)
Elevation126.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-11-20 04:00 PST
UT Date & Time2018-11-20 12:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle143°
Moving
Facing azimuth155.75°
First azimuth123.21°
First elevation62°
Last azimuth114.37°
Last elevation41°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorPurple
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksGlowing train, stable for a second then shimmering, purple and white sparkles as it disappeared.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksActually, I was looking down at the ground and there was a flash that illuminated the ground. I looked up and saw the object streaking downward. The bright "head" of the object disappeared. The "tail" lasted a second then shimmered out.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-