Reports Report 5618ca (Event 5618-2018)

Name Cindy Y
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Others must have seen as I was on Freeway 80 heading west out of Davis, and many other cars slowed down to watch fireball.
Address Vacaville, CA
Latitude 38° 23' 27.49'' N (38.390969°)
Longitude 121° 55' 49.29'' W (-121.930357°)
Elevation 27.753878m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:30 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 195°
Facing azimuth 225°
First azimuth 270°
First elevation 75°
Last azimuth 250°
Last elevation 60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Light Blue, Green, Light Green, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length 60°
Remarks Initially very straight trail that appeared to be a bright bluish green color, might have been due to angle of sun. Stayed solid for about 1 minute or less. Trail remnants remained for seemingly a long time.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -