Reports Report 5618el (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NamePatricia C
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was pretty great to see.
Location
AddressLincoln, CA
Latitude38° 58' 54.07'' N (38.98°)
Longitude 121° 14' 48.93'' W (-121.25°)
Elevation172.78m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:33 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:33 UT
Duration>60s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle190°
Moving
Facing azimuth264.88°
First azimuth264.56°
First elevation32°
Last azimuth264.72°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration30s
Length20°
RemarksGlowing train started to waver after 2 minutes. 50% stayed very bright. the rest at the tail began to go grey at the tail end and seemed disrupted by the wind.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw bright flash as I was watching horizon. Thought it was lightning but realized immediately that it was too big and slow moving for lightning.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-
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