Reports Report 3168r (Event 3168-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3168-2021
Observer
NameAlex L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksHard to estimate magnitude in broad daylight. It was very apparent, drawing the eye immediately. Saw while driving westbound on I76. Sun was not in visual frame.
Location
AddressArvada, CO
Latitude39° 47' 13.24'' N (39.79°)
Longitude 105° 4' 39.12'' W (-105.08°)
Elevation1620.35m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-06-03 14:35 MDT
UT Date & Time2021-06-03 20:35 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle185°
Moving
Facing azimuth255°
First azimuth255°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth255°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked somewhat like a small firecracker, assymetric particulation in the direction of travel
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSlight, looked like a small firecracker with fragmentation apperent around 1/2 to 3/4 of the terminal flash, mostly concentrated in the direction of travel.