Reports Report 3068ii (Event 3068-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3068-2017
Observer
NameCassidy V
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWe didn't go back to find if there were any remnants, only to make sure that a fire didn't start (very dry conditions). The sky was bright, like daytime and we saw a burning fire ball from the field of vision in our car and it got to within a couple meters of the ground about 10-20 m into the forest beside the road.
Location
AddressTa Ta Creek, British Columbia (CA)
Latitude49° 41' 40.15'' N (49.69°)
Longitude 115° 50' 11.02'' W (-115.84°)
Elevation927.31m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-04 23:10 MDT
UT Date & Time2017-09-05 05:10 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle330°
Moving
Facing azimuth41.97°
First azimuth320.28°
First elevation
Last azimuth330.8°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length-
RemarksThe fireball was literally 10 m in front and to the left our car. It was the size of a basketball. It petered out about a couple meters off the ground.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-