Reports Report 5214d (Event 5214-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5214-2022
Observer
NameMieko W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was driving my friend home, we were at a stop light when we both saw a "very bright distinct shooting star" to the left of the sky
Location
AddressTacoma, WA
Latitude47° 7' 11.77'' N (47.12°)
Longitude 122° 26' 11.13'' W (-122.44°)
Elevation108.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-08-14 21:47 PDT
UT Date & Time2022-08-15 04:47 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle102°
Moving
Facing azimuth102.65°
First azimuth86.42°
First elevation53°
Last azimuth111.45°
Last elevation41°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBest way to describe it is How movies depict a ufo quickly shooting across the sky and beam a bright light when they reach light speed.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-