Reports Report 643df (Event 643-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 643-2019
Observer
NameErin S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt sort of looked like a welding spark falling. Very bright. Spectacular!
Location
AddressLakewood, CO
Latitude39° 40' 29.54'' N (39.67°)
Longitude 105° 9' 18.95'' W (-105.16°)
Elevation1792.69m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-02-07 18:09 MST
UT Date & Time2019-02-08 01:09 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle176°
Moving
Facing azimuth257.91°
First azimuth261.04°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth258.64°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length15°
RemarksSimilar to an airplane contrail at first--straight down, white, glowing. It became more squiggly over time, as if winds were blowing it.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright flash, more yellow/orangeish than the meteor as it was falling.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-