Reports Report 1916u (Event 1916-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1916-2021
Observer
NameErika S
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressOak Harbor, WA
Latitude48° 17' 35.87'' N (48.29°)
Longitude 122° 39' 18.6'' W (-122.66°)
Elevation11.24m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-25 21:00 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-26 04:00 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle258°
Moving
Facing azimuth149.28°
First azimuth158.47°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth89.51°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorPurple, Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length20°
RemarksThe size of a jumbo jet, way too close to us in the sky. We noticed that it was morphing-small off shoots of a meteorite that sparkled and then disappeared. Must have been approximately 15 different off shoots, which mostly stayed in a mass, and then fizzled away behind the building. Red/orange hues, with white sparkling ends.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSee above. Just saw the fragmentation as we walked out of Home Depot.