Reports Report 5618dg (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameCatherine M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI did not see a fireball, just the trail.
Location
AddressBerkeley, CA
Latitude37° 52' 52.64'' N (37.88°)
Longitude 122° 17' 19.05'' W (-122.29°)
Elevation26.66m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:36 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:36 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth225°
First azimuth270°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth225°
Last elevation52°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorDid not see ball
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration55s
Length30°
RemarksBright white train, moving down toward horizon, and south. Trail changed shape, opening up, unfurling, brightness slowly diminishing
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-