Reports Report 4912a (Event 4912-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4912-2017
Observer
Name Bill B
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Most amazing thing I've seen in many years. I was watching the streak when it flashed. It seemed to light up the whole sky in front of me.
Location
Address Littleton, CO
Latitude 39° 36' 46.23'' N (39.61°)
Longitude 105° 9' 2.46'' W (-105.15°)
Elevation 1786.69m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-05 04:05 MST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-05 11:05 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Direction
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Moving
Facing azimuth 15.5°
First azimuth 347.93°
First elevation 27°
Last azimuth 36.97°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -26
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Bright flash lasted only a second. Disappeared behind the Hogback.
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -