Reports Report 3436g (Event 3436-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3436-2013
Observer
NameMatthew H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI'm having a bit of trouble understanding the brightness scale - the meteor I saw was extremely bright, like burning mercury metal, but was small in size and so did not cast much illumination about on the ground.
Location
AddressBurlingame, CA
Latitude37° 34' 55.75'' N (37.58°)
Longitude 122° 21' 43.33'' W (-122.36°)
Elevation11.31m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-12-27 21:00 PST
UT Date & Time2013-12-28 05:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth214.08°
First azimuth211.8°
First elevation79°
Last azimuth213.83°
Last elevation53°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-