Reports Report 5812x (Event 5812-2018)

Observer
Name John L
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks Unusual shape and colors. Color noted above may be due to refraction of early evening light (sun had already set).
Location
Address Bakersfield, CA
Latitude 35° 33' 35.3'' N (35.559805°)
Longitude 119° 13' 15.71'' W (-119.22103°)
Elevation 133.997177m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-29 18:36 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-30 02:36 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 185°
Moving
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 270°
First elevation 20°
Last azimuth 241.27°
Last elevation 18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Orange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length
Remarks Object appeared broad, flat facing, train appeared to be asymmetrical.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -