Reports Report 2027ax (Event 2027-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2027-2020
Observer
NameCatrina M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was the most awesome thing I have ever seen next to the total solar eclipse a couple years back. Ive never seen anything so bright. And ominous. Im 39 years old. Ive seen things. Nothing like that. A friend was with me
Location
AddressSalem, OR
Latitude44° 54' 3.18'' N (44.9°)
Longitude 123° 1' 52.54'' W (-123.03°)
Elevation89.68m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-28 20:00 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-04-29 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth170°
First azimuth140°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth225.53°
Last elevation60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length15°
RemarksGlowing train. I was in awe. It was bright. Looked like a comet
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-