Reports Report 5113av (Event 5113-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5113-2017
Observer
NameKathy T
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWe were driving EB on I-70 in Colorado, and this fireball appeared to cross our windshield.
Location
AddressDownieville-Lawson-Dumont, CO
Latitude39° 45' 58.32'' N (39.77°)
Longitude 105° 37' 11.29'' W (-105.62°)
Elevation2451.57m
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 Angle260°
Moving
Facing azimuth100°
First azimuth120°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth85°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt got brighter as it crossed the sky, then seemed to explode into a much brighter light.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter the apparent explosion of light, there were grey pieces and jagged lines for about a second.