Reports Report 5531l (Event 5531-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5531-2017
Observer
NameSuzanne F
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have never seen any "meteorite" this close to Earth or flowing/moving in a horizontal (parallel to Earth) line from approx. south to north. Nor have I ever seen one this color. It was awesome. i first saw it's reflection on our metal roof and then looked up to see it passing by. My husband and I were outside in the hot tub.
Location
AddressFriday Harbor, WA
Latitude48° 31' 0.56'' N (48.52°)
Longitude 122° 58' 53.23'' W (-122.98°)
Elevation6.75m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-30 19:00 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-31 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle88°
Moving
Facing azimuth278.68°
First azimuth282.32°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth313.79°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksApprox. 30-60 seconds later a very loud echoing boom, unlike any I have ever heard before.
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a very bright orange/yellow trail or tail following the roundish orange/yellow ball.