Reports Report 6416ae (Event 6416-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6416-2019
Observer
NameStephanie L
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI could see there was a tail effect - the bright white light looked almost like a tear drop shape (but sideways). It disappeared into ocean cloud. I first observed it above land but when it went behind the cloud it was over the Pacific Ocean. This was at dawn - the sky had a slight pink (rising sun) and silver appearance. The object was very clearly visible
Location
AddressFort Ross, CA
Latitude38° 29' 52.89'' N (38.5°)
Longitude 123° 12' 37.38'' W (-123.21°)
Elevation80.57m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-12-15 06:40 PST
UT Date & Time2019-12-15 14:40 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle98°
Moving
Facing azimuth118.94°
First azimuth87.32°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth145.47°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-