Reports Report 5188b (Event 5188-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5188-2020
Observer
NameKevin L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIve only ever seen this one other time in my life but this seemed much closer. Ive seen falling stars but never anything that lit up the entire sky before seeing the tail. It was awesome.
Location
AddressLivingston, MT
Latitude45° 39' 41.52'' N (45.66°)
Longitude 110° 33' 44.79'' W (-110.56°)
Elevation1374.45m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-13 01:58 MDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-13 07:58 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle183°
Moving
Facing azimuth230°
First azimuth230°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth225°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorLight Blue, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.5s
Length
RemarksLight yellow flash illuminated half of the sky followed by light blue tail dropping towards ground.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-