Reports Report 4207a (Event 4207-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4207-2019
Observer
NameRobin R
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was as clear and memorable as anything worth remembering in my life. I don’t believe I got the location perfect but close enough.
Location
AddressSnowmass, CO
Latitude39° 13' 38.6'' N (39.23°)
Longitude 106° 55' 22.65'' W (-106.92°)
Elevation2400.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-30 17:10 MDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-30 23:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle15°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth6.99°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth40°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-4
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length-
RemarksCame straight down not across. Silver w sunglasses on. Bright ball on bottom then broke w space thick strand space then thinner strand then thinner behind trails behind then all went behind a cloud. Very clear and bright. Couldn’t miss it. Another person saw it too.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBright ball at bottom with tail. Space Thicker strand then space strand followed was thinner followed by thinner. Then all went behind cloud . Very clear day otherwise. Very easy to see bright object .