Reports Report 451fu (Event 451-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 451-2015
Observer
NameLeonard D
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThe longevity of the event was key for me that I quickly felt it was space debris.
Location
AddressGolden, CO
Latitude39° 55' 6.64'' N (39.92°)
Longitude 105° 23' 53.66'' W (-105.4°)
Elevation2697.72m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-23 22:54 MST
UT Date & Time2015-02-24 05:54 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth330.38°
First azimuth310.81°
First elevation22°
Last azimuth345.9°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksMoving object caught my eye out the window...then got brighter and continued along path over the Continental Divide, disappearing behind the mountains.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFairly constant bright object with pieces trailing behind main body.