Reports Report 5531ad (Event 5531-2017)

Name Heidi C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I have observed shooting stars during meteor showers and this was much larger than a typical star. It was very big and bright and falling straight down with a bright orange tail.
Address , WA
Latitude 47° 18' 40.99'' N (47.311387°)
Longitude 121° 18' 48.38'' W (-121.313439°)
Elevation 736.767m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-30 19:00 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 03:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle
Facing azimuth 318.87°
First azimuth 324.81°
First elevation 53°
Last azimuth 317.84°
Last elevation 17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
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