Reports Report 1982f (Event 1982-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1982-2014
Observer
NameEmilie R
Experience Level5/5
RemarksI was driving so I don't know about the sound. I have never seen such a bright meteor and it caught the attention of both of us in the car, while we was chatting.
Location
AddressWestminster, CO
Latitude39° 51' 1.38'' N (39.85°)
Longitude 105° 2' 53.13'' W (-105.05°)
Elevation1648.52m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-09-02 04:50 MDT
UT Date & Time2014-09-02 10:50 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth145°
First azimuth180°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth175°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorWhite, or between white and yellow, but very bright
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksIt was like a meteor, but it was much brighter and much bigger. The trace on the sky was longer and wider then for a regular meteor like the Perseides. it last longer than a usual meteor.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-