Reports Report 4097l (Event 4097-2015)

Name Dana B
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I've never seen anything like this before. There were 4 or 5 of us outside who watched it streak across the sky. We all wondered what it was. Like a shooting star that went on and on.
Address Santa Monica, CA
Latitude 34° 2' 19.46'' N (34.03874°)
Longitude 118° 29' 55.03'' W (-118.49862°)
Elevation 86.94m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-12-22 18:00 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-12-23 02:00 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 42.47°
First azimuth 4.06°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 92.3°
Last elevation 29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Remarks It had a glowing train across the sky
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -