Reports Report 5618fp (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
Namefoo B
Experience Level5/5
RemarksI study bolides
Location
AddressFoster City, CA
Latitude37° 33' 38.33'' N (37.56°)
Longitude 122° 15' 40.58'' W (-122.26°)
Elevation1.69m
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 left to up right
Descent Angle23°
Moving
Facing azimuth280°
First azimuth300°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth290°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length10°
Remarksdust trail illuminated by the sun which had just fallen below the local horizon, the dust trail persisted till we lost the light about 15 mins after the fireball
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksbright,
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks1 flare and then a terminal flash.