Reports Report 3792a (Event 3792-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3792-2020
Observer
NameDaniel K
Experience Level4/5
RemarksIt was about 5x the size of Jupiter in the horizon, others witnessed it. I would consider it a bolide.
Location
AddressGunnison, CO
Latitude38° 32' 29.48'' N (38.54°)
Longitude 106° 55' 14.3'' W (-106.92°)
Elevation2344.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-28 21:09 MDT
UT Date & Time2020-07-29 03:09 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle245°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth220°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth140°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt became brighter as it approached the horizon then disappeared behind the ridge
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBurning out with a tail