Reports Report 5812ad (Event 5812-2018)

Observer
Name Heather F
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks This fireball looked like it went directly into the ocean near Monterey bay, not far from shore. I was somewhere on highway 1 driving back from Half Moon Bay towards Santa Cruz
Location
Address Santa Cruz, CA
Latitude 37° 11' 12.97'' N (37.186936°)
Longitude 122° 23' 48.48'' W (-122.396799°)
Elevation 5.354156m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-29 17:50 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-30 01:50 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 121°
Moving
Facing azimuth 264.95°
First azimuth 243.76°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 258.77°
Last elevation 44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -