Reports Report 1039a (Event 1039-2017)

Observer
Name Eye R
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks was driving in a mini van heading east when it appeared in my vision about top middle of the front window. Appeared to be a sharp downward angle. Flashed several times on the way down maybe minor fragmentation with a smoke trail. disappeared just before reaching the top of the mountains from my angle. Please let me know if I can be of further help.
Location
Address Sultan, WA
Latitude 47° 51' 32.82'' N (47.859117°)
Longitude 121° 49' 36.36'' W (-121.826766°)
Elevation 37.922m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-17 18:50 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-18 01:50 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 153°
Moving
Facing azimuth 90°
First azimuth 75°
First elevation 31°
Last azimuth 90°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Purple, Light Blue, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 35°
Remarks slight glow
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks flashed several times with different colors
Fragmentation
Observation Unknown
Remarks -