Reports Report 3068ho (Event 3068-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3068-2017
Observer
NameRobert B
Experience Level4/5
RemarksSky was hazy smoky due to distant large forest fires. I was driving due east in my car and had a good eye contact through windshield for entire event. First time for me to see a terminal flash...impressive...especially how the cloud ceiling lit up....like a distant exploding electrical transformer..
Location
AddressConway, WA
Latitude48° 20' 26.81'' N (48.34°)
Longitude 122° 24' 34.96'' W (-122.41°)
Elevation1.96m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-04 22:11 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-09-05 05:11 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle257°
Moving
Facing azimuth89.52°
First azimuth81.19°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth60.25°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBelow horizon blue flash reflected in the clouds
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-