Reports Report 638gg (Event 638-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 638-2015
Observer
NameJim B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksDriving 65 mph, very little traffic, fireball just above the mountain peaks
Location
AddressCopper Mountain, CO
Latitude39° 32' 40.51'' N (39.54°)
Longitude 106° 8' 20.74'' W (-106.14°)
Elevation2863.2m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-03-11 06:02 MDT
UT Date & Time2015-03-11 12:02 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth23.56°
First azimuth55.51°
First elevation15°
Last azimuth355.31°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
Remarksbright orange with sparks, whispy feathers, tapering to a point
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-