Reports Report 5361dv (Event 5361-2017)

Name Gary W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks we live in a dark sky for the last 12 years and often see the international space station and see various satellites nightly. This was moving very fast but was the largest in size and duration and longest tail I have ever seen.
Address Julian, CA
Latitude 33° 0' 53.75'' N (33.01493°)
Longitude 116° 36' 59.65'' W (-116.61657°)
Elevation 1270.662m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-24 17:20 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-25 01:20 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 151°
Facing azimuth 176.38°
First azimuth 120.35°
First elevation 85°
Last azimuth 214.25°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Green, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 60°
Remarks glowing
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -