Reports Report 1298cd (Event 1298-2017)

Name Scott S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This may have been the coolest natural phenomenon I have ever seen in my entire life
Address San Diego, CA
Latitude 32° 45' 39.86'' N (32.761071°)
Longitude 117° 7' 35.99'' W (-117.126665°)
Elevation 108.783m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-10 21:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-11 04:00 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 110°
Facing azimuth 165°
First azimuth 160°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 170°
Last elevation 65°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Blue, Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 15°
Remarks It looked like sparks from a firework, and the train itself broke up into maybe 3 mini trailing spark clumps
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It looked exactly like lightning, it lit up the entire southern sky, flashing light green and dark green
Observation No
Remarks -