Reports Report 3711n (Event 3711-2017)

Name Rudi K
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Address Sacramento, CA
Latitude 38° 41' 27.55'' N (38.690986°)
Longitude 121° 35' 38.56'' W (-121.594045°)
Elevation 6.882m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-12 23:21 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-13 06:21 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 94°
Facing azimuth 272.56°
First azimuth 255.12°
First elevation 12°
Last azimuth 298.96°
Last elevation 10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 10s
Length 35°
Remarks Began as a ball, like aircraft landing light... intensity increased, trail began, increased in length, glow varied in intensity, becoming very bright before disappearing.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Difficult to see clearly, as smoke filled sky as this area of sky from viewing was over the Napa area fires.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -