Reports Report 451bo (Event 451-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 451-2015
Observer
NameJim M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe tail of the ball appeared to be almost three miles long
Location
AddressNyssa, OR
Latitude43° 50' 17.93'' N (43.84°)
Longitude 117° 8' 9.92'' W (-117.14°)
Elevation749.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-23 22:55 MST
UT Date & Time2015-02-24 05:55 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle269°
Moving
Facing azimuth85.24°
First azimuth106.83°
First elevation17°
Last azimuth5.37°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI could see large chunks break away from the main ball