Reports Report 5618ds (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameSusan S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI originally thought this had something to do with the rocket launch from Vandenberg. I was watching the live feed from Vandenberg at the time I glanced up and saw this. I witnessed this as it went up and flared
Location
Address, CA
Latitude34° 30' 0.25'' N (34.5°)
Longitude 117° 16' 44.19'' W (-117.28°)
Elevation891.62m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:35 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:35 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth275°
First azimuth260°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth260°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-