Reports Report 5540a (Event 5540-2017)

Name jess s
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks i would love to know what it was- I have never seen anything like it. thank you
Address Glen Ellen, CA
Latitude 38° 21' 35.29'' N (38.359802°)
Longitude 122° 31' 33.42'' W (-122.52595°)
Elevation 78.543m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 05:10 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 13:10 UT
Duration <1s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 106°
Facing azimuth 280°
First azimuth 280°
First elevation 50°
Last azimuth 281°
Last elevation 46°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks it was so bright that my husband saw it through his closed eyes. My eyes were open and I jumped. It was a flash that came from a center point- SO SO bright- lighted up the room- but the rest of the night was still, barely any clouds, just stars
Observation No
Remarks -