Reports Report 1973t (Event 1973-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1973-2014
Observer
NameLee C
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe meteor was initially flashing and I thought that it was an airplane. I saw it from horizon to horizon.
Location
AddressGolden, CO
Latitude39° 43' 19.27'' N (39.72°)
Longitude 105° 12' 41.96'' W (-105.21°)
Elevation1870.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-09-02 22:30 MDT
UT Date & Time2014-09-03 04:30 UT
Duration?
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth181.8°
First azimuth178.97°
First elevation15°
Last azimuth7.21°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorRed, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration30s
Length10°
RemarksIt was a glowing train that seemed to give off "sparks"
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt appeared to break up into two pieces just before I lost sight of it.