Reports Report 3068ab (Event 3068-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3068-2017
Observer
NameC.L. O
Experience Level2/5
RemarksVery heavy smoke from fires burning in PNW. Thought it was a big firework or emergency flare only heading north and away. Husband saw the flash. I was driving.
Location
AddressPotlatch, ID
Latitude46° 58' 35.65'' N (46.98°)
Longitude 116° 52' 52.05'' W (-116.88°)
Elevation811.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-04 22:10 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-09-05 05:10 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle174°
Moving
Facing azimuth354.51°
First azimuth354.31°
First elevation28°
Last azimuth357.93°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-