Reports Report 1916am (Event 1916-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1916-2021
Observer
NamePhil E
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was the most spectacular phenomenon I've ever seen in the night sky.
Location
AddressPort Townsend, WA
Latitude48° 7' 11.67'' N (48.12°)
Longitude 122° 45' 49.5'' W (-122.76°)
Elevation43.14m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-25 21:05 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-26 04:05 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle88°
Moving
Facing azimuth149.08°
First azimuth161.28°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth112.82°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration30s
Length99.99°
RemarksIt was larger orange balls with a continuous tail of small fragmented orange balls traveling west to east. As it disappeared behind the trees I ran up south 1/2 block on Tyler St to see dissapate.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was larger orange balls with a continuous tail of small fragmented orange balls