Reports Report 3068lr (Event 3068-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3068-2017
Observer
NameDon E
Experience Level1/5
Remarksthis flew directly over our heads and lit up the sky like a giant spotlight. The aftersound was astonishing hearing it so late after it passed. Rocket jets is the best description.
Location
AddressBalfour, British Columbia (CA)
Latitude49° 37' 21.97'' N (49.62°)
Longitude 116° 58' 25.76'' W (-116.97°)
Elevation546.59m
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 down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth178.08°
First azimuth176.57°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth0.4°
Last elevation90°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorYellow fire
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
Remarksabout 2-3 minutes after it passed overhead we heard the clearest sounds of rocket jets like th esound of a rocket from cape canaverall
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
Remarkswe think we heard the boom about 3-5 seconds after it passed overhead
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-