Reports Report 4094p (Event 4094-2018)

Name Debbie L
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks The most incredible thing I have ever seen, I fully expected it to hit the earth. it was right before my eyes. I am trying to burn the sighting into my mind, I never want to forget it. Not very scientific but my life is changed by this. I feel incredibly lucky and like I want to pursue seeing another one. I am 58 years old and if this is the most amazing thing I ever experience in my life then I am okay with that. The only thing I regret was if I hadn't been looking to the right I may have been able to see it for a second longer. I described it terribly on your site but it seemed to cross right in front of me, traveling right over the ground.
Address Byron, CA
Latitude 37° 48' 59.22'' N (37.816451°)
Longitude 121° 35' 6.23'' W (-121.585065°)
Elevation 6.334m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-10-10 23:14 PDT
UT Date & Time 2018-10-11 06:14 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 276°
Facing azimuth 252.45°
First azimuth 238.35°
First elevation 25°
Last azimuth 232.1°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Light Yellow, White with a couple of small dark areas, smokey or gasey
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length -
Remarks the light disappeared within a second or two, just went completely dark and I think that the train was about 4 times as long as the ball that preceded it and as I recall the train was blue
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -