Reports Report 4493v (Event 4493-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4493-2020
Observer
NameRobert J
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was incredibly bright
Location
AddressRochester, WA
Latitude46° 47' 29.04'' N (46.79°)
Longitude 123° 5' 35.79'' W (-123.09°)
Elevation92.18m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-16 00:00 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-16 07:00 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle258°
Moving
Facing azimuth55°
First azimuth55°
First elevation36°
Last azimuth45°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksIt was huge looked like a meteor a big portion seemed to hit the atmosphere and slow to burn out while large pieces continued downward from the right to the left at a slight angle in the northeast sky before also burning out .was extremely bright wen it hit part of the atmosphere
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksInitially the huge meteor like light hit the upper atmosphere,I can only assume,broke into two main pieces while one part almost stoped with a bright flash before going out another equally large piece continued n the same path along with two very small fragments still burning before they seemed to burn out like a candle
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe initial “impact” on the upper atmosphere seemed to stop a large potion while another large portion continued on followed by a couple smaller burning fragments