Reports Report 5618ah (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameRobert S
Experience Level5/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressPalo Alto, CA
Latitude37° 26' 39.56'' N (37.44°)
Longitude 122° 7' 6.19'' W (-122.12°)
Elevation2.57m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:36 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:36 UT
Duration>60s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle202°
Moving
Facing azimuth280°
First azimuth290°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth290°
Last elevation26°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length20°
Remarksdid not see a fireball. I only saw a durable and expanding twisted train blown by wind gradients for about 10 min between Palo Alto and Mt. View. have 2 pics and a video from iPhone 6S through a car window.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-