Reports Report 5618ba (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameRachel F
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt appeared to go straight down, but the trail curved/looked like a corkscrew after the brightness dissipated
Location
AddressLafayette, CA
Latitude37° 53' 41.73'' N (37.89°)
Longitude 122° 6' 13.59'' W (-122.1°)
Elevation84.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:34 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:34 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle191°
Moving
Facing azimuth272.35°
First azimuth323.34°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth318.01°
Last elevation47°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length30°
RemarksSmoke, became corkscrew shape
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-