Reports Report 6220f (Event 6220-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6220-2021
Observer
NameAlec E
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI clearly saw this meteor while at an intersection facing a line of vehicle headlights.
Location
AddressFort Collins, CO
Latitude40° 34' 2.86'' N (40.57°)
Longitude 105° 5' 45.71'' W (-105.1°)
Elevation1533.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-02 20:40 MDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-03 02:40 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle125°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth175°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth185°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length45°
RemarksThe train was segmented at equal intervals and eventually developed individual striations tailing glowing fragments. No smoke was seen.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash was notably bright.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fragmentation produced very bright fragments.