Reports Report 643ag (Event 643-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 643-2019
Observer
NameJames M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksJust incredibly awesome and out of sheer coincidence I saw it. Amazing to witness and see the massive smoke trail over the mountains as dusk settled in. Things a country boy from Indiana couldn’t imagine seeing in life. Obviously the end of that objects existence, but amazing.
Location
AddressColorado Springs, CO
Latitude38° 56' 15.26'' N (38.94°)
Longitude 104° 47' 49.99'' W (-104.8°)
Elevation1956.08m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-02-07 18:12 MST
UT Date & Time2019-02-08 01:12 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle178°
Moving
Facing azimuth255.64°
First azimuth260.33°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth256.65°
Last elevation47°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorIt was a red streak going straight down to the right of Pikes Peak then blew up and was a bright flash
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length-
RemarksBasically very long. Looked 10 times wider than a contrail. Started drifting and forming an S after a few minutes.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksJust a red streak and then it blew up and was light yellow to white. Awesome
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-