Reports Report 2400z (Event 2400-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2400-2020
Observer
NameKari T
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis event was SPECTACULAR for the 2 of us who witnessed. WOW
Location
AddressEdwards, CO
Latitude39° 38' 46.19'' N (39.65°)
Longitude 106° 33' 44.61'' W (-106.56°)
Elevation2280.93m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-16 23:45 MDT
UT Date & Time2020-05-17 05:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle239°
Moving
Facing azimuth21.68°
First azimuth31.21°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth11.1°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length60°
Remarksglowing streaking train. Began as a bright blue, faded into dark blue with orange core
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball was red and orange, becoming blue at the fiery head near the end. broke into at least 3 fragments.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAt end end of its journey, the head of the meteor broke apart into at least 3 pieces. They burned up quickly.