Reports Report 5932v (Event 5932-2018)

Name Lori B
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was a bright white ball with a bright white trail. It came into view and lasted about 2.5 seconds then disappeared. It was larger than anything I've ever seen, nothing at all like a shooting star, much larger.
Address Sacramento, CA
Latitude 38° 32' 18.72'' N (38.538532°)
Longitude 121° 22' 14.46'' W (-121.370683°)
Elevation 15.835627m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-31 06:50 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-31 14:50 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 228°
Facing azimuth 299.68°
First azimuth 280.2°
First elevation 49°
Last azimuth 283.37°
Last elevation 26°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2.5s
Length 10°
Remarks The trail was quite bright and was about 10 times the length of the fireball but long and skinny like a tail
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -