Reports Report 3068hy (Event 3068-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3068-2017
Observer
NameBrad B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI initially thought it was a huge lightning strike. But then the entire sky lit up!!! I saw it through the window of our living room. Some of it seemed to be behind the mountain. Wow was it ever bright!!!
Location
AddressWinlaw, British Columbia (CA)
Latitude49° 34' 7.79'' N (49.57°)
Longitude 117° 38' 36.66'' W (-117.64°)
Elevation504.18m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-04 22:15 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-09-05 05:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle267°
Moving
Facing azimuth43.56°
First azimuth60.76°
First elevation34°
Last azimuth39.09°
Last elevation32°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-