Reports Report 5618ba (Event 5618-2018)

Name Rachel F
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It appeared to go straight down, but the trail curved/looked like a corkscrew after the brightness dissipated
Address Lafayette, CA
Latitude 37° 53' 41.73'' N (37.894925°)
Longitude 122° 6' 13.59'' W (-122.103776°)
Elevation 84.868668m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:34 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:34 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 191°
Facing azimuth 272.35°
First azimuth 323.34°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 318.01°
Last elevation 47°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length 30°
Remarks Smoke, became corkscrew shape
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -