Reports Report 3787ak (Event 3787-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3787-2015
Observer
NameGeorge R
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was the brightest object of this kind I have ever seen. Because of it's irregular shape it made me think that it might be a decaying satellite/space junk.
Location
AddressTumwater, WA
Latitude47° 1' 3.26'' N (47.02°)
Longitude 122° 54' 21.21'' W (-122.91°)
Elevation29.3m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-04 18:50 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-05 02:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle260°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth17.1°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth307.42°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorBlue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksA fire ball, very bright with a wide fan, fireball looked irregular in shape and several fragments appeared to burn off.