Reports Report 6226r (Event 6226-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6226-2021
Observer
NameMike C
Experience Level4/5
RemarksLooked like a flash of lightning but the sky was clear. No thunderstorm present.
Location
AddressDenver, CO
Latitude39° 46' 47.68'' N (39.78°)
Longitude 104° 55' 8.46'' W (-104.92°)
Elevation1604.42m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-03 04:42 MDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-03 10:42 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle162°
Moving
Facing azimuth253.08°
First azimuth274.13°
First elevation80°
Last azimuth261.06°
Last elevation51°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorOrange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length20°
RemarksTrail glowed orange for 2-3 seconds
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like the color of lightning. Lit up the whole sky.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-