Reports Report 5618dy (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameMike O
Experience Level3/5
RemarksHad I looked up even a second or two earlier I would have seen it from it's first appearance.
Location
AddressCarmel Valley, CA
Latitude36° 27' 58.42'' N (36.47°)
Longitude 121° 42' 5.33'' W (-121.7°)
Elevation281.29m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:36 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:36 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle195°
Moving
Facing azimuth189.56°
First azimuth237.47°
First elevation67°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation76°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length10°
RemarksLike a wide, very bright contrail that dissipated into curling filament and faded out as it got dark
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-