Reports Report 1257p (Event 1257-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1257-2011
Observer
NameNicholas L
Experience Level2/5
RemarksGround strike appeared to be 200-300 yards from I-90 but did not observe visible impact event.
Location
AddressCle Elum, WA
Latitude47° 11' 12.04'' N (47.19°)
Longitude 120° 54' 55.44'' W (-120.92°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-10-31 06:00 PDT
UT Date & Time2011-10-31 13:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth166.22°
First azimuth173.66°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth164.62°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorBright Green / white, wit
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length-1°
Remarksviewing out my eastbound car\'s passenger window, train extended from top of window to ground, appearing to end approx 200-300 yards off road.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarksvisible sparks coming off fireball as it descended
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-