Reports Report 643ak (Event 643-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 643-2019
Observer
NamePia H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksDefinitely the most amazing event I’ve ever seen in the sky! Just wow! The guy who was in the car w me didn’t see it, I really hope someone else besides me did :)
Location
AddressSnowmass Village, CO
Latitude39° 12' 38.08'' N (39.21°)
Longitude 106° 53' 10.93'' W (-106.89°)
Elevation2482.51m
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 Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth355.53°
First azimuth338.36°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth7.15°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration60s
Length85°
RemarksIt was a long trail of gray smoke visible against the dark sky. Ended up distorted by wind I think but lasted for a while. Amazing sighting!
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI’ve never seen anything like it! Almost thought it was an exploding airplane at first. Big fireball with the long tail and sparks in the tail
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLots of sparks behind the big fireball