Reports Report 5459a (Event 5459-2018)

Name Michael M
Experience Level 5/5
Remarks I have not checked out the possibility of it being part of any scheduled meteor shower.
Address Laguna Niguel, CA
Latitude 33° 31' 51.46'' N (33.530961°)
Longitude 117° 43' 24.58'' W (-117.723494°)
Elevation 169.577225m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-05 00:46 PST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-05 08:46 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 242°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 149.48°
First elevation 55°
Last azimuth 126.66°
Last elevation 59°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -5
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 52°
Remarks White/Golden train relatively the same size as the fireball vanished from view above the horizon
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Got larger just before it vanished
Observation No
Remarks -