Reports Report 4172a (Event 4172-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4172-2021
Observer
NameCarolyn D
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis is the second fireball that I have seen. The first was in Menard,Tx 6-7 years ago at about 6:30-7 pm in the summer. I witnessed it with one other person and it was quick but large burst of fire and particles. My husband was about 8 miles from me and actually felt a rumble.
Location
AddressTelluride, CO
Latitude37° 57' 53.9'' N (37.96°)
Longitude 107° 56' 32.17'' W (-107.94°)
Elevation2711.21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-02 19:54 MDT
UT Date & Time2021-08-03 01:54 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle168°
Moving
Facing azimuth250°
First azimuth250°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth10°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorYellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBurst or explosion then black fragments
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksDark/black particles that dissipated