Reports Report 451ej (Event 451-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 451-2015
Observer
NameChris S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe speed of the body was surreal, slower (and redder and bigger but not brighter) than any other fireball I've seen. Also the fact that it stretched from the far southern horizon all the way to the N-NW horizon toward Canada.
Location
AddressHelena, Mt
Latitude46° 39' 19.7'' N (46.66°)
Longitude 112° 2' 37.01'' W (-112.04°)
Elevation1145.88m
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 left to down right
Descent Angle91°
Moving
Facing azimuth269.81°
First azimuth180°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth339.07°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red, Brown
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksIt sounded like faint crackling coming from the direction of the relatively slow moving object
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
Remarksthe train was composed of many hundreds (thousands?) of discrete but subtle individual streaks; 'blobs' of brighter material was falling from the main body
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksstreaking and fragmentation seemed to be related; again, many smaller blobs of brighter (brighter than the train, but not the main body) material were falling off slowly