Reports Report 5618ct (Event 5618-2018)

Name Chelsa P
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Looked like a shooting star then turned into a large fireball either big enough or close enough to see color changes not just bright before leaving a glowing trail
Address Eureka, CA
Latitude 40° 48' 42.19'' N (40.81172°)
Longitude 124° 6' 37.92'' W (-124.110532°)
Elevation 3.016658m
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 185°
Facing azimuth 235.63°
First azimuth 239.99°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 236.09°
Last elevation 40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Yellow, Brown, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length 20°
Remarks Glowing train that stayed visible slowly fading
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -