Reports Report 5202ab (Event 5202-2016)

Name James M
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Startling. Certainly not a firework. Second experience seeing an item this large. First was early '70's in Contra Costa County California. That item moved west to east. I am an automation engineer at a local aerospace company who's name I am obliged to not use.
Address Auburn, WA
Latitude 47° 15' 6.23'' N (47.25173°)
Longitude 122° 12' 33.24'' W (-122.209234°)
Elevation 190.321m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-12-17 02:30 PST
UT Date & Time 2016-12-17 10:30 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 102°
Facing azimuth 330°
First azimuth 330°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth -
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -17
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 30°
Remarks Glowing train
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -