Reports Report 1916al (Event 1916-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1916-2021
Observer
NameSusan M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksOne of the most amazing things I've ever seen in the night sky. Better than the meteor showers I've seen!
Location
AddressCamas, WA
Latitude45° 35' 29.29'' N (45.59°)
Longitude 122° 27' 31.37'' W (-122.46°)
Elevation165.82m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-25 21:05 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-26 04:05 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle74°
Moving
Facing azimuth252.33°
First azimuth258.42°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth15.09°
Last elevation73°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorPurple, Pink, Blue, Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
RemarksIt looked like a bunch of streamers traveling across the sky: bright at the head and then glowing tails that eventually faded out after about 5-10 sec.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIf I understand "fragmentation" correctly, this was a grouping of fragments - looked like a bunch of streamers traveling loosely bunched together.