Reports Report 643h (Event 643-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 643-2019
Observer
NameMariana B
Experience Level1/5
Remarks I was driving home when I saw it and anyone looking that direction would have seen it. It was so bright & The explosion so big that I was debating whether it was an aircraft or a meteor
Location
AddressLone Tree, CO
Latitude39° 33' 29.99'' N (39.56°)
Longitude 104° 54' 21.78'' W (-104.91°)
Elevation1768.39m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-02-07 18:15 MST
UT Date & Time2019-02-08 01:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle170°
Moving
Facing azimuth232.8°
First azimuth238.42°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth245.83°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length15°
RemarksZig-zag smoke trail that lasted like 3 minutes
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like an explosion
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fragmentation looked like fingers that went out from the explosion