Reports Report 4097ag (Event 4097-2015)

Name Ben K
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I have photos of the smoke trail with directional information.
Address Thousand Oaks, CA
Latitude 34° 10' 16.66'' N (34.171294°)
Longitude 118° 57' 11.92'' W (-118.953312°)
Elevation 217.681m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-12-22 18:10 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-12-23 02:10 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 107°
Facing azimuth 105.97°
First azimuth 63.18°
First elevation 37°
Last azimuth 123.91°
Last elevation 27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 99.99s
Length 80°
Remarks Looked like a very, very, very big contrail, but very large... Kept on drifting across the sky for 30 minutes at least.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -