Reports Report 1759b (Event 1759-2018)

Name Aaron T
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I came around a shrub and saw the fireball. It lasted maybe 2 seconds from me first seeing it. The tail took an additional second to disappear.
Address Sherwood, OR
Latitude 45° 22' 5.09'' N (45.36808°)
Longitude 122° 48' 58.93'' W (-122.81637°)
Elevation 55.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-05-14 04:43 PDT
UT Date & Time 2018-05-14 11:43 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 111°
Facing azimuth 342.31°
First azimuth 340.72°
First elevation 42°
Last azimuth 340.84°
Last elevation 38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color White/cool center, with yellow/red tail
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks started white, turning yellow then red
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -