Reports Report 6490a (Event 6490-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6490-2021
Observer
NameJim R
Experience Level3/5
Remarksthe time is approximate. It moved like a satellite but was faster, larger, and very orange. Did not fragment and was a steady brightness that slowly faded and disappeared as it traveled from west to east.
Location
AddressWest Glacier, MT
Latitude48° 46' 2.52'' N (48.77°)
Longitude 114° 18' 41.98'' W (-114.31°)
Elevation1179.01m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-11 03:08 MDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-11 09:08 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth346.04°
First azimuth312.77°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth7.95°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-