Reports Report 638am (Event 638-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 638-2015
Observer
NameDavid B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was the single, most spectacular meteor I have ever witnesses.
Location
AddressFort Collins, CO
Latitude40° 37' 5.03'' N (40.62°)
Longitude 105° 0' 12.34'' W (-105°)
Elevation1527.25m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-03-11 06:00 MDT
UT Date & Time2015-03-11 12:00 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle266°
Moving
Facing azimuth353.46°
First azimuth35.21°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth290.85°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorGreen center with long, bright orange tail.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration20s
Length30°
RemarksLong, bright orange tail, bright like a roman candle
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOnly in the tail did there appear to be fragments, the core was solid and bright.