Reports Report 2549i (Event 2549-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2549-2015
Observer
NameRob M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI'm an airline pilot and saw this from 28,000ft. Was on a 280 heading and saw almost directly to south. Appeared to go vertically south from my perspective. Very bright.
Location
AddressGwinner, ND
Latitude46° 13' 32.87'' N (46.23°)
Longitude 97° 39' 45.35'' W (-97.66°)
Elevation386.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-11 20:47 CDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-12 01:47 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle181°
Moving
Facing azimuth190°
First azimuth190°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth190°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Blue, Light Green, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksGlowed very brightly for few seconds
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBroke into several pieces but disappeared quickly