Reports Report 2621h (Event 2621-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2621-2019
Observer
NameKevin M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMost amazing thing I have ever seen in the night sky. I was at 5,000 feet altitude. Seemed to traveling from South to North over the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Large ball just over the horizon with very long tail.
Location
AddressArnold, CA
Latitude38° 18' 43.08'' N (38.31°)
Longitude 120° 15' 46.02'' W (-120.26°)
Elevation1545.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-06-20 22:35 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-06-21 05:35 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle271°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth-
First elevation20°
Last azimuth20.12°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksWide glowing train that gradually became more thin and transparent, tapering off
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-