Reports Report 5618aw (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameVicki L
Experience Level1/5
RemarksWe live rather remote...several miles to another home ....the skies are very clear without artificial lights.....
Location
AddressLivermore, CA
Latitude37° 35' 7.66'' N (37.59°)
Longitude 121° 41' 58.89'' W (-121.7°)
Elevation219.92m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:33 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:33 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle44°
Moving
Facing azimuth114.25°
First azimuth113.6°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth104.71°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length
RemarksStraight when the fireball was descending. Crooked (zigzag) as it faded
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was a straight line then looked like a fireworks as it broke into many pieces