Reports Report 2449bi (Event 2449-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2449-2020
Observer
NameJames T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was a large ball of flame with a flaming tail that came straight down from the sky into the ground out to the left of me into the dark area as I was driving down the interstate
Location
AddressDeer Lodge, MT
Latitude46° 21' 47.39'' N (46.36°)
Longitude 112° 49' 32.31'' W (-112.83°)
Elevation1531.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-22 00:45 MDT
UT Date & Time2020-05-22 06:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth285.69°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth310.48°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
RemarksGiant flame trail with a fire ball all connected till the fire ball hit the ground or horizon then trail stopped
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-