Reports Report 1012ce (Event 1012-2017)

Name Robert P
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Largest and closest seen in my lifetime (51 yrs); looked the size of a tennis ball at arms length and pierced a small low cloud before disappearing behind a nearby ridge.
Address , WA
Latitude 48° 37' 23.4'' N (48.623168°)
Longitude 122° 21' 26.14'' W (-122.357261°)
Elevation 88.521m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-16 21:35 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-17 04:35 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 172°
Facing azimuth 87.56°
First azimuth 82.61°
First elevation 25°
Last azimuth 85.42°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 15°
Remarks Lots of smaller glowing particles around and after the object.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -