Reports Report 5618ei (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameKatherine H
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressSparks, NV
Latitude39° 38' 17.74'' N (39.64°)
Longitude 119° 42' 41.65'' W (-119.71°)
Elevation1368.21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:31 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:31 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle223°
Moving
Facing azimuth286.04°
First azimuth289.97°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth302.98°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length-
RemarksA smoke trail that looked like it meandered but it didn't seem to move much and was visible for at least 10 minutes, like the moon was glowing around the edge of some clouds, but the moon was to the east of me and clearly visible, the sky was completely dark but this trail was as bright as the moon to the west of me, well above the mountains.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-