Reports Report 5250a (Event 5250-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5250-2021
Observer
NameJohn H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMy wife had her back to the flash and was startled by how bright it was. Similar to a close by lightning flash.
Location
AddressMcCall, ID
Latitude44° 51' 18.92'' N (44.86°)
Longitude 116° 4' 17.35'' W (-116.07°)
Elevation1539.39m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-31 22:15 MDT
UT Date & Time2021-09-01 04:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle181°
Moving
Facing azimuth186.21°
First azimuth184.05°
First elevation63°
Last azimuth182.54°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length60°
RemarksGlowing, sparkling train
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksVery bright and fast.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSeemed to spray out at the end of flash