Reports Report 3787at (Event 3787-2015)

Name Sarah L
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks A glowing ball with a tail that appeared to be shooting across the sky very low. At first we thought it was a missile but it was more round in form and very bright. It broke up right at the last.
Address Kent, WA
Latitude 47° 22' 48.51'' N (47.380142°)
Longitude 122° 10' 54.59'' W (-122.181831°)
Elevation 145.927m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-12-04 19:00 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-12-05 03:00 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 274°
Facing azimuth 356.64°
First azimuth 77.46°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 276.12°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 10°
Remarks A glowing ball, basketball size with a glowing tail.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Saw it break up as it entered our atmospere
Observation Yes
Remarks Particles breaking up with their own little steamers