Reports Report 5358a (Event 5358-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5358-2018
Observer
NameJohn A
Experience Level4/5
RemarksWhen the image was recorded, Comet 46P / Wirtanen was visible at +244 39'17.6" / +12 45'37.1", the green fuzz just above the meteor.
Location
AddressRising Sun, MT
Latitude48° 41' 15.91'' N (48.69°)
Longitude 113° 31' 42.71'' W (-113.53°)
Elevation1372.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-06 02:35 MST
UT Date & Time2018-12-06 09:35 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle103°
Moving
Facing azimuth244°
First azimuth230°
First elevation12°
Last azimuth250°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude12-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length
RemarksFormed an "S" shape that glowed in the middle third, then a "C" shape still glowing, then it dropped below horizon and out of view.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Photo