Reports Report 451fx (Event 451-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 451-2015
Observer
NameJonathon C
Experience Level2/5
RemarksImmediately after seeing this event I jumped online to track what it may have been and found it to be a Rocket Body (SL-24 Maybe) Longest duration re-entry I have ever seen. Pretty amazing and I may have to start tracking more and have a camera ready next time
Location
AddressRock Springs, WY
Latitude41° 37' 49.5'' N (41.63°)
Longitude 109° 15' 24.94'' W (-109.26°)
Elevation1938.75m
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 Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth279.04°
First azimuth271.95°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth309.4°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorYellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSmaller trails following the larger trail could be seen to separate and then fade out.