Reports Report 5618cf (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameK G
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressPetaluma, CA
Latitude38° 13' 37.28'' N (38.23°)
Longitude 122° 37' 19.55'' W (-122.62°)
Elevation7.54m
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 down left to up right
Descent Angle45°
Moving
Facing azimuth275°
First azimuth275°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth250°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length-
Remarksglowing train that moved circular where it entered the atmosphere and shrunk over time.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI at first noticed the trail and then a bright fireball flying out of it towards earth from the trail.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-