Reports Report 884a (Event 884-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 884-2010
Observer
NameBrooke
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI don\'t know anything about these except what I saw. It was AWESOME. I was driving south on US 97. It caught my eye to the east and I watched it go west and blow out about the mountain line. It wasn't a shooting star. It was a fireball all the way.
Location
AddressOkanogan, WA
Latitude48° 27' 28.22'' N (48.46°)
Longitude 119° 29' 27.89'' W (-119.49°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-14 17:20 PST
UT Date & Time2010-12-15 01:20 UT
Duration≈4s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth145°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth171°
Last elevation50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colororange red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length12.5°
Remarksfireball with a thin glowing train
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-