Reports Report 451a (Event 451-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 451-2015
Observer
NameMatthew S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI live in a canyon and the fireball appeared to be very large just above the mountains and had to be very far away to be seen from this location for more than a second or two. We are remote and there are very few artificial lights.
Location
AddressPollock, ID
Latitude45° 18' 25.62'' N (45.31°)
Longitude 116° 19' 59.57'' W (-116.33°)
Elevation1362.94m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-23 22:56 PST
UT Date & Time2015-02-24 06:56 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth264.14°
First azimuth155.21°
First elevation26°
Last azimuth356.78°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length15°
RemarksLong and glowing with lots of what looked like debris coming off
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was shedding many fragments and looked to be very large.