Reports Report 451v (Event 451-2015)

Name Michael B
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Address West Valley City, UT
Latitude 40° 42' 2.55'' N (40.700708°)
Longitude 111° 59' 31.62'' W (-111.992117°)
Elevation 1298.556763m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 23:02 MST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 06:02 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 351°
Facing azimuth 178.27°
First azimuth 177.52°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 348.69°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Light Yellow with some orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 10s
Length 25°
Remarks Glowing train was bright yellow at first then faded lighter and turned mostly orange before it disappeared over the horizon to the north.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Small bits of burning fragments followed the fireball the entire time it was visible.