Reports Report 1044a (Event 1044-2017)

Name Jodi R
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I've seen shooting stars before, but nothing like this.
Address Christies Beach, South Australia (AU)
Latitude 35° 7' 49.09'' S (-35.130303°)
Longitude 138° 28' 14.6'' E (138.470722°)
Elevation 10.457m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-18 23:03 ACDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-18 12:33 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 114°
Facing azimuth 207.11°
First azimuth 206.35°
First elevation 19°
Last azimuth 217.51°
Last elevation 16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length -
Remarks it was unlike anything i've seen before, the trail followed it like a glow I guess, but disappeared quickly & when the comet light was gone i couldn't see it. It was strong at the start and faded off towards the end of the tail.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -