Reports Report 3994b (Event 3994-2017)

Name Rick T
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks truly a beauty ... was looking at the moon behind my tree when it suddenly came into sight... ran in to tell my wife not to be alarmed if there was a boom ... wonderful experience gave me gooseflesh
Address Newberg, OR
Latitude 45° 18' 13.09'' N (45.303637°)
Longitude 122° 59' 28.36'' W (-122.991212°)
Elevation 48.992m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-25 19:33 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-26 02:33 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 269°
Facing azimuth 198.62°
First azimuth 230.21°
First elevation 39°
Last azimuth 118.83°
Last elevation 43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks two or three large pieces broke away just before the main body continued out of my sight