Reports Report 1457a (Event 1457-2017)

Name Mark B
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It is currently a fairly cloudy night so as it appeared to be a clear visible meteor, it caused me to believe it was near Cave Junction, OR. area where it made impact with Earth.
Address Grants Pass, OR
Latitude 42° 21' 3.27'' N (42.350909°)
Longitude 123° 22' 57.51'' W (-123.382641°)
Elevation 358.173m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-24 22:15 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-25 05:15 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 236°
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 300°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 270°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Green, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Very faint landing. Barely any audible sound when it landed. No sound before it landed
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Only sound detected was at impact about half second to 1 second delay.
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks Glowing greenish trail with some yellow fire mixed.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Moonlight colored dome for brief second upon impact towards coast due west where it appeared to land.
Observation No
Remarks -