Reports Report 3068dc (Event 3068-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3068-2017
Observer
NameDeborah P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was (and continues to be) very smokey here on Kootenay Lake so the visual was not clear. I thought it was lightning striking but the sonic boom was different than anything I've ever heard before.
Location
AddressBalfour, British Columbia (CA)
Latitude49° 39' 2.12'' N (49.65°)
Longitude 116° 56' 43.37'' W (-116.95°)
Elevation535.29m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-04 22:14 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-09-05 05:14 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle45°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth45°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth45°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorRed
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksIt sounded like rolling thunder that went on for several seconds
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-