Reports Report 4168a (Event 4168-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4168-2019
Observer
NameMatthew K
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was a distinct blue color almost like a very hot gas flame, the entire contrail was visible in the sky high enough to see it start and end.
Location
AddressMcCall, ID
Latitude44° 55' 9.86'' N (44.92°)
Longitude 116° 5' 38.37'' W (-116.09°)
Elevation1528.47m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-31 22:00 MDT
UT Date & Time2019-09-01 04:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle196°
Moving
Facing azimuth116.54°
First azimuth117.8°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth105.64°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright flash towards at the end of its visibility.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksJust prior to bright flash several pieces came off