Reports Report 5812p (Event 5812-2018)

Name Megan T
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was incredible... was driving to movies and it appeared. Definitely looked like a massive fireball with a glowing trail... it disappeared out of sight.
Address Simi Valley, CA
Latitude 34° 16' 56.51'' N (34.282365°)
Longitude 118° 43' 36.99'' W (-118.726943°)
Elevation 304.151489m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-29 17:49 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-30 01:49 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 241°
Facing azimuth 274°
First azimuth 279.64°
First elevation 47°
Last azimuth 250.71°
Last elevation 24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 4s
Length 40°
Remarks Glowing train- fireball front
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -