Reports Report 643ba (Event 643-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 643-2019
Observer
NameChris T
Experience Level2/5
RemarksMy wife took a picture of the contrail, but it’s not on my phone
Location
AddressColorado Springs, CO
Latitude38° 56' 28'' N (38.94°)
Longitude 104° 41' 51.98'' W (-104.7°)
Elevation2102.07m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-02-07 18:00 MST
UT Date & Time2019-02-08 01:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle179°
Moving
Facing azimuth258.27°
First azimuth259.8°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth259.08°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration90s
Length15°
RemarksContrail straight down then spiraled as the air changed it
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like a sparkler with a very bright center and sparkles coming off as it frll