Reports Report 1257c (Event 1257-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1257-2011
Observer
NameLoren F
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressRITZVILLE, WA
Latitude47° 6' 38.75'' N (47.11°)
Longitude 118° 34' 29.27'' W (-118.57°)
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 azimuth-1°
First azimuth-1°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorBRIGHT BLUE
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length30°
RemarksI was driving heading south the sky lite up then I could see the fireball with a tail, heading from west to east.It lasted about 3 to 4 seconds then went out. It was very bright!
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-