Reports Report 6226aa (Event 6226-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6226-2021
Observer
NameIda M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was the brightest thing I have ever seen; compared to comets and "shooting stars." This light made the night turn day
Location
AddressCastle Rock, CO
Latitude39° 25' 3.35'' N (39.42°)
Longitude 104° 52' 17.08'' W (-104.87°)
Elevation1878.97m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-03 04:32 MDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-03 10:32 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth333°
First azimuth300°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth300°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorLight Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length-
RemarksA long line of smoke that lasted a few seconds
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI was traveling north on I25. The entire sky lit up as if it were lightning. It was as bright as the middle of the day. It was a light blue/white blast of light that turned red/orange before it disappeared
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-