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Name Rod S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This was the biggest and coolest fireball I've ever seen. A part of me thinks it was space debris.
Address Beaverton, OR
Latitude 45° 30' 13.64'' N (45.503788°)
Longitude 122° 49' 36.48'' W (-122.826799°)
Elevation 66.215m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-05 23:43 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-06 07:43 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 176°
Facing azimuth 280.7°
First azimuth 274.1°
First elevation 19°
Last azimuth 277.49°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 13°
Remarks Glowing embers with along trail and debris
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks You could see portions trailing off in bright sparks