Reports Report 5618cc (Event 5618-2018)

Name Heidi D
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Ive never seen anything like it. It was so fast and big and brite. The trail it left was incredibly brite also. I was looking directly at it when it happened.
Address Vacaville, CA
Latitude 38° 27' 14.68'' N (38.454079°)
Longitude 121° 58' 26.73'' W (-121.974093°)
Elevation 61.474052m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:34 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:34 UT
Duration <1s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 235°
Facing azimuth 328.57°
First azimuth 285.82°
First elevation 39°
Last azimuth 266.99°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length -
Remarks Very bright white smoke trail, almost looked glowing,
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It looked like it was burning across the sky and then it got brighter almost exploded and disappeared
Observation No
Remarks -