Reports Report 5618bc (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameJennifer G
Experience Level3/5
RemarksNot positive it was a meteor.
Location
AddressRedwood City, CA
Latitude37° 28' 51.57'' N (37.48°)
Longitude 122° 13' 7.94'' W (-122.22°)
Elevation5.19m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:30 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle184°
Moving
Facing azimuth283.6°
First azimuth282.67°
First elevation57°
Last azimuth277.9°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude5-
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length30°
RemarksSmoke trail. Very white. Drifted over time, seemed relatively close to the ground.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksObject at tip of fireball seemed pointed, and continued shooting downward beyond terminal flash (but smoke didn't continue).
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-
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