Reports Report 5618ei (Event 5618-2018)

Name Katherine H
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Address Sparks, NV
Latitude 39° 38' 17.74'' N (39.638261°)
Longitude 119° 42' 41.65'' W (-119.711569°)
Elevation 1368.208984m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:31 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:31 UT
Duration <1s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 223°
Facing azimuth 286.04°
First azimuth 289.97°
First elevation 65°
Last azimuth 302.98°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length -
Remarks A smoke trail that looked like it meandered but it didn't seem to move much and was visible for at least 10 minutes, like the moon was glowing around the edge of some clouds, but the moon was to the east of me and clearly visible, the sky was completely dark but this trail was as bright as the moon to the west of me, well above the mountains.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -