Reports Report 1575d (Event 1575-2017)

Name James V
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This is the second fireball I have seen, it is an awesome experience.
Address Kalispell, MT
Latitude 48° 13' 50.08'' N (48.230577°)
Longitude 114° 16' 5.25'' W (-114.268124°)
Elevation 890.919m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-05-03 21:45 MDT
UT Date & Time 2017-05-04 03:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 25°
Facing azimuth 14.02°
First azimuth 351.33°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 36.06°
Last elevation 35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It had a tail approx 8 times longer than the diameter of the fireball, approx 7 flaming fragments came off at the last part of visible travel. Scary cool!