Reports Report 5618dg (Event 5618-2018)

Name Catherine M
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I did not see a fireball, just the trail.
Address Berkeley, CA
Latitude 37° 52' 52.64'' N (37.881289°)
Longitude 122° 17' 19.05'' W (-122.288626°)
Elevation 26.657946m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:36 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:36 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 225°
Facing azimuth 225°
First azimuth 270°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 225°
Last elevation 52°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Did not see ball
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 55s
Length 30°
Remarks Bright white train, moving down toward horizon, and south. Trail changed shape, opening up, unfurling, brightness slowly diminishing
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -