Reports Report 5113bw (Event 5113-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5113-2017
Observer
NameBrian B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI’ve seen several fireballs recently.
Location
AddressSnowmass Village, CO
Latitude39° 12' 33.94'' N (39.21°)
Longitude 106° 57' 19.5'' W (-106.96°)
Elevation2601.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-14 20:00 MST
UT Date & Time2017-12-15 03:00 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle184°
Moving
Facing azimuth80.83°
First azimuth66.35°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth73.95°
Last elevation70°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Dark Green, Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration7s
Length10°
RemarksSparkles of white yellow trail that lasted the whole time. It almost looked like
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe colored ball had a trail of sparks that faded to smoke like trail. It seemed to go dim then lit up a second time and fell straight down into horizon
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBright colors at the source from blues to green fire ball the tail looked white and yellow fading to smoke like grey