Reports Report 451bf (Event 451-2015)

Name Dee L
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks bright orange at the head of the main mass, glowing to bright yellow in the trail. Very large trail behind main mass - went from horizon to horizon in view.
Address Ogden, UT
Latitude 41° 13' 9.16'' N (41.219211°)
Longitude 111° 56' 17.89'' W (-111.938302°)
Elevation 1403.517456m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 22:56 MST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 05:56 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 89°
Facing azimuth 167.8°
First azimuth 167°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 345°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 4s
Length 30°
Remarks glowing train with larger pieces falling from the main mass and streaming their own trails
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks large pieces coming off of main mass of fireball with trails of their own that were glowing