Reports Report 4493ac (Event 4493-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4493-2020
Observer
NameSarah N
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressPortland, OR
Latitude45° 31' 57.54'' N (45.53°)
Longitude 122° 42' 22.53'' W (-122.71°)
Elevation46.44m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-16 01:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-16 08:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle220°
Moving
Facing azimuth
First azimuth49°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth29°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorOrange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksA long bright orange glowing train that turned into bright white at the end. Sparks present. Sustained fall to earth. Persistent train, did not quickly fizzle out.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBurst into bright white at the terminal flash point. Sparks present. Looked like three bright points in a circle as it burned out.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like it broke apart at the terminal point into sparks.