Reports Report 5618dy (Event 5618-2018)

Name Mike O
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Had I looked up even a second or two earlier I would have seen it from it's first appearance.
Address Carmel Valley, CA
Latitude 36° 27' 58.42'' N (36.466229°)
Longitude 121° 42' 5.33'' W (-121.701481°)
Elevation 281.287354m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:36 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:36 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 195°
Facing azimuth 189.56°
First azimuth 237.47°
First elevation 67°
Last azimuth -
Last elevation 76°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length 10°
Remarks Like a wide, very bright contrail that dissipated into curling filament and faded out as it got dark
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -