Reports Report 3955s (Event 3955-2017)

Name Teresa S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I was looking for the aurora borealis and then decided to look for falling stars. I had enough time to get my husband’s attention and he was able to watch it too. I have never seen such an amazing thing in the sky. They bright colors changing and then exploding looked so close.
Address Anacortes, WA
Latitude 48° 30' 14.08'' N (48.50391°)
Longitude 122° 40' 11.73'' W (-122.669925°)
Elevation 6.343m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-24 19:15 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-25 02:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 112°
Facing azimuth 270.52°
First azimuth 259.4°
First elevation 15°
Last azimuth 291.01°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color Green, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Similar to a firework
Observation Yes
Remarks Similar to fireworks