Reports Report 5618ao (Event 5618-2018)

Name Jasper A
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks -
Address Richmond, CA
Latitude 37° 54' 10.33'' N (37.90287°)
Longitude 122° 19' 17.54'' W (-122.321539°)
Elevation 4.234337m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:35 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:35 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 191°
Facing azimuth 240°
First azimuth 240°
First elevation 27°
Last azimuth 240°
Last elevation 23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length 10°
Remarks Began as a straight line. Wind pulled it into a loop shape. There was a very bright cloud at the base of the main line, which remained brighter than the moon for at least five minutes.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks There was a tiny faint trail going down at an angle from the bright cloud at the base of the main smoke trail.