Reports Report 3845a (Event 3845-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3845-2019
Observer
NameNathan C
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressMead, CO
Latitude40° 13' 59.88'' N (40.23°)
Longitude 104° 59' 54.96'' W (-105°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-17 04:47 MDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-17 10:47 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle245°
Moving
Facing azimuth189°
First azimuth195°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth190°
Last elevation42°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksNear the end of its visible trajectory the object gave a bright flash, then fragmented (described next)
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFollowing the flash the object appeared to give off a single, much smaller fragment that traveled with the larger part of the object for another fraction of a second before both disappeared