Reports Report 4493j (Event 4493-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4493-2020
Observer
NameMitchell M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksAppeared to be a bolide fireball meteor. Viewed out front windshield of automobile while driving south east on U.S. Route 101 approximately 7 miles east of 402 Jackson Heights Dr, Forks, WA, 98331.
Location
AddressForks, WA
Latitude47° 32' 7.05'' N (47.54°)
Longitude 124° 19' 56.99'' W (-124.33°)
Elevation25.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-16 00:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-16 07:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle252°
Moving
Facing azimuth120°
First azimuth140°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth90°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAt end of path there was a slight flash and a sudden end to brightness.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksWhile traveling across the sky, small bits of yellow lighted particles were shed.