Reports Report 2597at (Event 2597-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2597-2015
Observer
NameCraig P
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThe silent flash of pure white brightness was unique. Turned to face object due East due to flash on edge of sight.
Location
AddressAngwin, CA
Latitude38° 34' 43.79'' N (38.58°)
Longitude 122° 26' 10.53'' W (-122.44°)
Elevation560.9m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-13 22:41 PDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-14 05:41 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle106°
Moving
Facing azimuth120°
First azimuth65.56°
First elevation44°
Last azimuth130°
Last elevation44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorPurple, Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration45s
Length15°
Remarkssmoke train visible to naked eye, turned camera to direction and took 30 sec shot. Camera was already preset to astro photo settings
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe silent flash lit the earth. I was facing North taking photo, flash lit ground all around me, I turned E. to view end of flash and see glow trail with colors, turned camera on tripod and took 30 sec shot. 24mm F2 30sec 3200 ISO Canon 6D
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-