Reports Report 4251c (Event 4251-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4251-2019
Observer
NameJames K
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt appeared to have a very steep trajectory falling almost completely vertically and slowed considerably just prior to immolating.
Location
AddressBeaverton, OR
Latitude45° 30' 52.72'' N (45.51°)
Longitude 122° 49' 18.85'' W (-122.82°)
Elevation66.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-09-05 22:40 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-09-06 05:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle199°
Moving
Facing azimuth182.39°
First azimuth192.71°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth176.85°
Last elevation14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorBlue, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAs it hit about 15° above the horizon it exploded with visible red flames. Prior to that it was a pale blue bright light with a very long yellow tail.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-