Reports Report 5618ct (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameChelsa P
Experience Level1/5
RemarksLooked like a shooting star then turned into a large fireball either big enough or close enough to see color changes not just bright before leaving a glowing trail
Location
AddressEureka, CA
Latitude40° 48' 42.19'' N (40.81°)
Longitude 124° 6' 37.92'' W (-124.11°)
Elevation3.02m
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 Angle185°
Moving
Facing azimuth235.63°
First azimuth239.99°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth236.09°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorYellow, Brown, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length20°
RemarksGlowing train that stayed visible slowly fading
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-