Reports Report 3658a (Event 3658-2017)

Name Trevor S
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks i've seen some good, confirmed fireballs. this one seemed lower and significantly more orange - there is some wildfire smoke in the atmosphere that could cause it, but it's just a different kind of sighting than I've seen before.
Address Forest Grove, OR
Latitude 45° 40' 23.37'' N (45.673158°)
Longitude 123° 17' 11.03'' W (-123.286397°)
Elevation 197.195m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-10 20:24 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-11 03:24 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 168°
Facing azimuth 30.64°
First azimuth 28.95°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 33.24°
Last elevation 50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 0.5s
Remarks glowing tail, consistent length throughout the entire time the assumed fireball was visible
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -