Reports Report 451bw (Event 451-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 451-2015
Observer
NameTommy G
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI did not see the beginning of the event, I first observed event with significant tail (about 2-3 inches long for lack of a better "measurement"). I observed for about 8-10 seconds. Definitely not a contrail.
Location
AddressHelena, Mt
Latitude46° 42' 40.45'' N (46.71°)
Longitude 111° 55' 35.58'' W (-111.93°)
Elevation1129.19m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-23 22:43 MST
UT Date & Time2015-02-24 05:43 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle76°
Moving
Facing azimuth332.53°
First azimuth319.97°
First elevation13°
Last azimuth345.84°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-