Reports Report 5113z (Event 5113-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5113-2017
Observer
NameKathleen W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI saw the fireball fly through the constellation Orion. Brightness faded out a bit and then flared very bright, then dimmed a bit and then flared bright again before quickly fading out altogether. My dog and other nearby dogs were barking so I could have missed a loud bang.
Location
AddressLakewood, CO
Latitude39° 45' 0.52'' N (39.75°)
Longitude 105° 5' 52.04'' W (-105.1°)
Elevation1692.27m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-14 19:50 MST
UT Date & Time2017-12-15 02:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle184°
Moving
Facing azimuth78.32°
First azimuth80.25°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth77.04°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange to yellow and back to orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-