Reports Report 3068ev (Event 3068-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3068-2017
Observer
NameCraig L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI watched the initial flash as the meteor entered the atmosphere. The sky was briefly bright as day
Location
AddressWinlaw, British Columbia (CA)
Latitude49° 36' 16.3'' N (49.6°)
Longitude 117° 34' 16.83'' W (-117.57°)
Elevation513.33m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-04 22:13 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-09-05 05:13 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle259°
Moving
Facing azimuth125.29°
First azimuth117.75°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth65.76°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksLong low rumble lasting 20 to 30 seconds happened about 2 -3 minutes after the event
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length90°
RemarksGlowing trail that changed colour to darker after the head of the meteor went by. There were pieces breaking off near the end of the passing by and thought I could hear a sizzling sound.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksPieces were breaking off near the end of it passing by