Reports Report 638u (Event 638-2015)

Name Kevin P
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks The object grew extremely dim near the end of its flight, so I could not tell if it was breaking up or not. It also disappeared behind a distant building near the end of its flight.
Address Gillette, WY
Latitude 44° 15' 51.62'' N (44.264339°)
Longitude 105° 30' 20.01'' W (-105.505559°)
Elevation 1385.610229m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-03-11 06:01 MDT
UT Date & Time 2015-03-11 12:01 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 92°
Facing azimuth 182.55°
First azimuth 149.45°
First elevation 16°
Last azimuth 241.97°
Last elevation 11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 25°
Remarks It was a glowing trail the same color as the fireball itself, just a little lighter. It dissipated quickly as the object moved across the sky.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -