Reports Report 5618b (Event 5618-2018)

Name Sam R
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Many people I know in the Bay Area saw this ....
Address Pleasant Hill, CA
Latitude 37° 57' 42.45'' N (37.961792°)
Longitude 122° 4' 45.87'' W (-122.079407°)
Elevation 37.049442m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 18:15 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 02:15 UT
Duration >60s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 194°
Facing azimuth 280.17°
First azimuth 283.16°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 276.53°
Last elevation 60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length 20°
Remarks The trail formed a loop soon before I saw it, apparently ... I watched it for five minutes, and became slightly less bright during that time, but shaped about the same
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -