Reports Report 451bx (Event 451-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 451-2015
Observer
NameDoug S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe tail was between 15-30 degrees long across the sky, and was dwindling, but continued on once it hit my horizon in the sky.
Location
AddressHelena, Mt
Latitude46° 43' 25.32'' N (46.72°)
Longitude 112° 1' 20.54'' W (-112.02°)
Elevation1173.22m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-23 22:57 MST
UT Date & Time2015-02-24 05:57 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle106°
Moving
Facing azimuth282.38°
First azimuth272.83°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth332.14°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was an initial fireball in front, that fragmented into approximately 10-12 pieces that I could tell. Then a second fireball about 15-20 degrees behind, but on the same path had 5-10 small fragments and about half the tail of the first fireball.