Reports Report 5113bu (Event 5113-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5113-2017
Observer
NameRick M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksA very brief view through a picture window, but very vivid. I'm confident that we saw just the final seconds of a longer flight path. Did not note exact time, but between 19:30 and 20:00.
Location
AddressGolden, CO
Latitude39° 46' 32.05'' N (39.78°)
Longitude 105° 11' 35.99'' W (-105.19°)
Elevation1749.65m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-14 19:45 MST
UT Date & Time2017-12-15 02:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle256°
Moving
Facing azimuth100°
First azimuth100°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth80°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorOrange, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length10°
RemarksAlso sparks
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSeemed to break into several pieces just before burning out.