Reports Report 5531e (Event 5531-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5531-2017
Observer
NameChris D
Experience Level4/5
RemarksFun addition to a game of kick the can and birthday party.
Location
AddressVancouver, British Columbia (CA)
Latitude49° 15' 17.23'' N (49.25°)
Longitude 123° 7' 33.88'' W (-123.13°)
Elevation57.59m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-30 18:56 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-31 02:56 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle114°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth170°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth190°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-25
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length15°
Remarks4 separate forks (parallel) from first fire ball. Smoke trail was very brief and faint. The glowing trail was quite distinct.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks The last puffs of fire were the brightest. I think there were at least 2 larger terminal flashes out of the 4 branches.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere were a few larger puffs of fire along each of the four branches. They were all connected by the glowing trail.