Reports Report 638cc (Event 638-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 638-2015
Observer
NameLori B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksAbout 30 years ago I saw a satelite fall from orbit. This one seemed bigger, but it is hard to compare things 30 years apart
Location
AddressSturgis, SD
Latitude44° 24' 32.24'' N (44.41°)
Longitude 103° 31' 1.96'' W (-103.52°)
Elevation1060.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-03-11 06:02 MDT
UT Date & Time2015-03-11 12:02 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle32°
Moving
Facing azimuth190.71°
First azimuth181.91°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth243.14°
Last elevation38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorRed
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.5s
Length12°
Remarksglowing trail.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-