Reports Report 643q (Event 643-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 643-2019
Observer
NameMary H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI am 52 years old and have never seen anything like this. I was driving and had to call my husband to meet me outside. It was amazing and scary for a minute I thought it might be a bomb or plane crashing. I would call it amazing.
Location
AddressPoncha Springs, CO
Latitude38° 30' 55.98'' N (38.52°)
Longitude 106° 4' 10.62'' W (-106.07°)
Elevation2266.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-02-07 18:14 MST
UT Date & Time2019-02-08 01:14 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle329°
Moving
Facing azimuth259.78°
First azimuth250.37°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth246.23°
Last elevation70°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length50°
RemarksTrain looked like glowing at first then turned into a very large number 3 made out of the move with wiggly smoke at the bottom. Smoke lasted at least 3 minutes I finished driving home and called my husband to look. It was cold and windy so I came inside.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like a giant shooting star then I thought wow was that a firework or a plane crashing. It glowed almost to horizon level then just turned to smoke.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-