Reports Report 4140a (Event 4140-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4140-2019
Observer
NameRobert O
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was watching with my wife Michelle and we both saw it at the same time. She thinks it broke into two pieces, I think there were 3 or 4 pieces. It was very fast and gained brightness as it moved across the sky.
Location
AddressHelper, UT
Latitude39° 42' 0.49'' N (39.7°)
Longitude 110° 51' 59.94'' W (-110.87°)
Elevation1806.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-30 22:51 MDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-31 04:51 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth281.75°
First azimuth277.39°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth304.22°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length30°
RemarksIt glowed as it shot across the sky, then quickly faded out
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was bright yellow as it shot across the sky, then it was a brighter orange at the end and broke into two or three pieces
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was bright yellow as it shot across the sky, then it was a brighter orange at the end and broke into two or three pieces