Reports Report 5618e (Event 5618-2018)

Name Kirsten W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks This was so fun. Knew it wasn’t a rocket. Thought maybe a plane but remembered reading about a metior shower recently.
Address Folsom, CA
Latitude 38° 38' 36.15'' N (38.643376°)
Longitude 121° 11' 27.57'' W (-121.190993°)
Elevation 58.601978m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:45 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:45 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 20°
Facing azimuth 292.83°
First azimuth 304.45°
First elevation 44°
Last azimuth 286.83°
Last elevation 27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -17
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length -
Remarks See video - glowing slow fade over time
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -