Reports Report 5938a (Event 5938-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5938-2018
Observer
NameHeather W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksImage submitted is a screen shot of the raw file, so you can see how the appeared before before any processing; I also have the next 3 images showing the smoke, but I could only upload one with the form
Location
AddressCentennial, WY
Latitude41° 20' 18.99'' N (41.34°)
Longitude 106° 9' 52.48'' W (-106.16°)
Elevation2677.82m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-12 03:43 MST
UT Date & Time2018-08-12 09:43 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle13°
Moving
Facing azimuth65°
First azimuth90°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth85°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude15-
ColorPurple, Dark Blue, Blue, Dark Green, Green, Light Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration40s
Length10°
RemarksI was shooting 20 second exposures: the meteor appeared in one frame (time 0343); dark blue smoke appeared in the next frame (time 0344); lighter blue smoke remained in the next frame (time 0344); and very faint white smoke remained in the next frame (time 0345)
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksbright white flash followed by smoke, which looked white with the naked eye and blue on camera
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Photo