Reports Report 451bz (Event 451-2015)

Name Chelsey P
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This was the first "real" meteorite sighting that made me feel slightly scared at first. So very cool! Once in a lifetime experience for me :)
Address Clarkston, WA
Latitude 46° 23' 10.19'' N (46.386163°)
Longitude 117° 4' 22.95'' W (-117.073043°)
Elevation 360.927063m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 21:56 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 05:56 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 263°
Facing azimuth 84.77°
First azimuth 100.62°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 26.84°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Orange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks fireball broke into 4-6 glowing pieces with no flash and very little dimming of brightness