Reports Report 1012y (Event 1012-2017)

Name Dana C
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks there was a bright flash to my left as I was driving north - which is what got my attention. I first thought it was lightening, except it was clear with a starry ski. When I turned my head to look, I saw the ball falling "towards earth" and the trail
Address Chewelah, WA
Latitude 48° 10' 18.43'' N (48.171787°)
Longitude 117° 42' 15.21'' W (-117.704224°)
Elevation 636.352m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-16 21:37 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-17 04:37 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle
Facing azimuth 269.27°
First azimuth 269.78°
First elevation 59°
Last azimuth 271.78°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 40°
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -