Reports Report 3955s (Event 3955-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3955-2017
Observer
NameTeresa S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was looking for the aurora borealis and then decided to look for falling stars. I had enough time to get my husband’s attention and he was able to watch it too. I have never seen such an amazing thing in the sky. They bright colors changing and then exploding looked so close.
Location
AddressAnacortes, WA
Latitude48° 30' 14.08'' N (48.5°)
Longitude 122° 40' 11.73'' W (-122.67°)
Elevation6.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-24 19:15 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-25 02:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle112°
Moving
Facing azimuth270.52°
First azimuth259.4°
First elevation15°
Last azimuth291.01°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorGreen, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSimilar to a firework
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSimilar to fireworks