Reports Report 3068jf (Event 3068-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3068-2017
Observer
NameJ S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksWith so many forest fires in the area it was hard to get a true visual because of the thick veil of Smoke. you could see the light given off but not a clear look directly at it. Myself and 3 others that witnessed it first thought it was some sort of, what is known as "heat lighting".
Location
AddressRice, WA
Latitude48° 31' 17.31'' N (48.52°)
Longitude 118° 6' 33.79'' W (-118.11°)
Elevation722.98m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-04 22:15 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-09-05 05:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth31.12°
First azimuth110.83°
First elevation41°
Last azimuth345.23°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA pulsating flash that move across the sky like heat lighting but brighter and more intense across the sky
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-