Reports Report 5618co (Event 5618-2018)

Name Robert W. L
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks The elevation at my location when I saw the meteor was at 6490' so the angles above the horizon may be skewed.
Address New Washoe City, NV
Latitude 39° 14' 10.96'' N (39.236377°)
Longitude 119° 43' 28.05'' W (-119.724459°)
Elevation 1970.974854m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:33 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:33 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 192°
Facing azimuth 276.22°
First azimuth 277.38°
First elevation 31°
Last azimuth 275.88°
Last elevation 27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length 20°
Remarks lasted 10-12 minutes . Started to coil on itself. eventually forming a circle at one end.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -