Reports Report 3787at (Event 3787-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3787-2015
Observer
NameSarah L
Experience Level1/5
RemarksA glowing ball with a tail that appeared to be shooting across the sky very low. At first we thought it was a missile but it was more round in form and very bright. It broke up right at the last.
Location
AddressKent, WA
Latitude47° 22' 48.51'' N (47.38°)
Longitude 122° 10' 54.59'' W (-122.18°)
Elevation145.93m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-04 19:00 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-05 03:00 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle274°
Moving
Facing azimuth356.64°
First azimuth77.46°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth276.12°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksA glowing ball, basketball size with a glowing tail.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw it break up as it entered our atmospere
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksParticles breaking up with their own little steamers