Reports Report 451ib (Event 451-2015)

Name Vicki and Al C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I've seen fireballs in the past. One in 1956 in central Iowa ( I heard it roar) and one in 1965 east of Moscow, ID - it was blue /white headed north at 60 degrees above
Address Colfax, WA
Latitude 46° 45' 42.94'' N (46.761927°)
Longitude 117° 33' 25.79'' W (-117.557163°)
Elevation 527.069824m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 22:40 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 06:40 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 269°
Facing azimuth 90°
First azimuth 120°
First elevation 40°
Last azimuth 10°
Last elevation 40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Light Yellow to white
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Pieces seemed to be breaking off the lead objects with more orange colors as they broke off