Reports Report 643dj (Event 643-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 643-2019
Observer
NameLes D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt seemed like it was coming straight down, it seemed as though it fell to earth within a half mile from where I saw it. I was driving slowly, 10 mph, and I just happened to be looking in the exact direction of its occurrence. It was amazing!
Location
AddressCotopaxi, CO
Latitude38° 17' 43.21'' N (38.3°)
Longitude 105° 29' 38.85'' W (-105.49°)
Elevation2340.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-02-07 18:13 MST
UT Date & Time2019-02-08 01:13 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth264.92°
First azimuth266.78°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth267.22°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorPink, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration90s
Length20°
RemarksZig-zag smoke trail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksKind of looked like a flare/mortar style firework
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-