Reports Report 5618da (Event 5618-2018)

Name Jane N
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Your form should allow a person to put in estimated or range of times so you get more accurate data. In order to complete the questions, I had to enter exact amounts. For example 300 seconds, when I was not looking at a clock. I saw it at dusk,
Address Aptos, CA
Latitude 36° 58' 46.78'' N (36.979662°)
Longitude 121° 54' 29.61'' W (-121.908226°)
Elevation 49.591133m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:45 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:45 UT
Duration ?
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 196°
Facing azimuth 331.1°
First azimuth 353.24°
First elevation 48°
Last azimuth 357.47°
Last elevation 39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color White with a bright white wavy unusual contrail left in the sky
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length 15°
Remarks Glowing white train that got wider as time passed, not straight like a jet contrail. I didn't look at my watch, so I had to estimate the time in your previous page since it didn't allow a range. I watched the train for at least 5 minutes before the driver turned and I lost sight of it.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -