Reports Report 3955l (Event 3955-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3955-2017
Observer
NameMiles M
Experience Level4/5
RemarksDefinitely ranks among the top five meteorites I've seen.
Location
AddressMountlake Terrace, WA
Latitude47° 46' 38.73'' N (47.78°)
Longitude 122° 17' 53.38'' W (-122.3°)
Elevation103.8m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-24 19:36 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-25 02:36 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle110°
Moving
Facing azimuth272.8°
First azimuth274.11°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth281.65°
Last elevation14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorGreen, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksTypical glowing training punctuated by several brakes in luminescence as the object broke into smaller pieces
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLength of visible Flash was about one-tenth of a second, About a quarter second before terminal flash object broke into about four Visible pieces
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAbout a quarter second before terminal flash object broke into about 4 pieces