Reports Report 3971c (Event 3971-2017)

Name Joseph K
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks end of the smoke trail curled back to the North and upward (from my viewpoint)
Address Valley Falls, KS
Latitude 39° 21' 13.21'' N (39.35367°)
Longitude 95° 26' 15.64'' W (-95.437679°)
Elevation 315.98m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-24 04:04 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-24 09:04 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 98°
Facing azimuth 90°
First azimuth 72.62°
First elevation 33°
Last azimuth 124.31°
Last elevation 27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Pink, Blue, Dark Green, Green, Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 45s
Length 18°
Remarks smoke lingered +1min white-yellow/orange/blue/green/red changed colors rapidly and lasted 6-12sec
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -