Reports Report 5618ds (Event 5618-2018)

Observer
Name Susan S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I originally thought this had something to do with the rocket launch from Vandenberg. I was watching the live feed from Vandenberg at the time I glanced up and saw this. I witnessed this as it went up and flared
Location
Address , CA
Latitude 34° 30' 0.25'' N (34.50007°)
Longitude 117° 16' 44.19'' W (-117.278941°)
Elevation 891.619873m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:35 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:35 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From down to up
Descent Angle -
Moving
Facing azimuth 275°
First azimuth 260°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 260°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -