Reports Report 1216ay (Event 1216-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1216-2016
Observer
Namecathie D
Experience Level1/5
Remarksthe sky was not yet completely dark and the fireball was very bright as was the tail.
Location
AddressBellingham, WA
Latitude48° 44' 3.03'' N (48.73°)
Longitude 122° 18' 59.21'' W (-122.32°)
Elevation97.72m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-01 20:55 PDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-02 03:55 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle102°
Moving
Facing azimuth271.77°
First azimuth246.45°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth288.61°
Last elevation38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorWhite at first, becoming more greenish
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length25°
Remarkstrain started as brilliant red became more greenish as object crossed sky
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-