Reports Report 640b (Event 640-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 640-2021
Observer
NameSeth C
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was really amazing to see. I like to star gaze and look at planets through scopes but this event has to be one the coolest ive seen so far.
Location
AddressLakewood, CO
Latitude39° 41' 22.66'' N (39.69°)
Longitude 105° 4' 44.48'' W (-105.08°)
Elevation1681.09m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-01-31 22:34 MST
UT Date & Time2021-02-01 05:34 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle129°
Moving
Facing azimuth223.69°
First azimuth230.16°
First elevation38°
Last azimuth243.9°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksIt was very bright. It was brighter than a star and made a good sized line across the sky. The object appeared to fizzle and break up along its path and once it broke the trail vanished shortly after.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object reached a point as it fell where it began to break up. Once it broke completely it made a very bright flash and then it and the trail disappeared.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksHalfway through flight the object began to loose particles (for the lack of a better description). Then it broke up completely in a flash of light, particles being visable for a short time after it