Reports Report 451bi (Event 451-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 451-2015
Observer
Namesteven B
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI live in a part of Nevada with clear skies, no light pollution, and high altitude. I have been watching showers for 20 years, usually at high altitude 5,000/10,000 feet.
Location
AddressBattle Mountain, NV
Latitude40° 38' 14.16'' N (40.64°)
Longitude 116° 56' 31.08'' W (-116.94°)
Elevation1376.08m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-23 21:52 PST
UT Date & Time2015-02-24 05:52 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle266°
Moving
Facing azimuth42.15°
First azimuth51.02°
First elevation13°
Last azimuth6.05°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration6s
Length35°
RemarksGLOWING orange like melting metal, very long tail. while sparkles near the object falling behind main object.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkssparkles and separation into 2 bodies, very slow 1/4 speed normal meteor.