Reports Report 5618fb (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameMichael W
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was both exciting and scary not knowing what it was. I was lucky to be looking in that direction along with 2 others at the sunset when the event occurred.
Location
AddressHalf Moon Bay, CA
Latitude37° 29' 51.14'' N (37.5°)
Longitude 122° 27' 55.9'' W (-122.47°)
Elevation1.65m
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 up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth268.96°
First azimuth270.53°
First elevation85°
Last azimuth269.33°
Last elevation46°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude18-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall pop noise
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSuper bright flash in the sky leading to a falling object
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Photo
Video