Reports Report 1012dj (Event 1012-2017)

Name Erin N
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks My sister-in-law saw it as well while driving east near Worden Wa.- same time- she saw the same flash upon entrance and it headed straight across the sky heading east. I must have seen it as it angled down to crash from my view point.
Address Spokane, WA
Latitude 47° 38' 54.38'' N (47.648439°)
Longitude 117° 26' 50.32'' W (-117.447311°)
Elevation 532.88m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-16 21:45 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-17 04:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 237.65°
First azimuth 324.68°
First elevation 24°
Last azimuth 334.75°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -28
Color 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 LARGE flash lit up half the sky to the north - reflected light in my car and driver side mirror- meteor appeared through clouds about 1.5 inches wide and very briefly disappeared behind overhead train tressle before streaking straight down and going out very close to ground at about 2 wide- just started to break apart there at the end.