Reports Report 4160cp (Event 4160-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4160-2019
Observer
NameStacy V
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was the brightest fireball I have witnessed
Location
AddressPolson, MT
Latitude47° 40' 28.63'' N (47.67°)
Longitude 114° 11' 7.49'' W (-114.19°)
Elevation949m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-31 22:24 MDT
UT Date & Time2019-09-01 04:24 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle194°
Moving
Facing azimuth3.88°
First azimuth3.8°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length20°
RemarksVery far north, disappeared behind a band of clouds, reappeared again along with a brilliant flash.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright fireball with fragments Flash lit up the sky very far north.The flash happened close to the horizon. The entire path was blocked by a band of clouds halfway through the sighting.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTrail remained visible for a second or two after the flash.