Reports Report 451fd (Event 451-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 451-2015
Observer
NameShawn L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI now know that this was space junk re-entering the Earth's atmosphere, but wanted to have a sighting posted from Wyoming!
Location
AddressMoose, WY
Latitude43° 39' 19.11'' N (43.66°)
Longitude 110° 43' 3.32'' W (-110.72°)
Elevation1968.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-23 22:55 MST
UT Date & Time2015-02-24 05:55 UT
Duration>60s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth241.97°
First azimuth208.61°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth315.71°
Last elevation44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorLight Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length
RemarksThe train followed the fireball the whole time the fireball was in view.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe main source of the fireball did fragment into smaller "meteors" as it passed through the night sky. Almost directly center in my view is when it fragmented. The larger piece stayed intact throughout the viewing however.