Reports Report 2597aj (Event 2597-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2597-2015
Observer
NameDan L
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThe trajectory was along the line of Cassiopeia to Polaris. I did not observe the event directly: I was looking at the ground when it lit up, daylike, in two strong flashes. I saw only the trail it left when I looked up.
Location
AddressSan Jose, CA
Latitude37° 25' 50.61'' N (37.43°)
Longitude 121° 48' 28.94'' W (-121.81°)
Elevation486.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-13 22:40 PDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-14 05:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth25°
First azimuth10°
First elevation63°
Last azimuth355°
Last elevation59°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-25
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length15°
Remarkslight colored trail, faded quickly
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-