Reports Report 5618fb (Event 5618-2018)

Name Michael W
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks This was both exciting and scary not knowing what it was. I was lucky to be looking in that direction along with 2 others at the sunset when the event occurred.
Address Half Moon Bay, CA
Latitude 37° 29' 51.14'' N (37.497539°)
Longitude 122° 27' 55.9'' W (-122.465527°)
Elevation 1.654716m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-19 17:35 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-20 01:35 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 268.96°
First azimuth 270.53°
First elevation 85°
Last azimuth 269.33°
Last elevation 46°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Small pop noise
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Super bright flash in the sky leading to a falling object
Observation Unknown
Remarks -