Reports Report 451ba (Event 451-2015)

Name Jeff W
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks My fried who spotted it first believes he witnessed it for well over 30 seconds in total. I came outside after he saw it. It crossed completely from 1 side to the other of our field of vision in my neighborhood with trees, homes, etc. obstructing the horizon.
Address Missoula, Mt
Latitude 46° 52' 59.1'' N (46.883082°)
Longitude 114° 0' 35.58'' W (-114.009884°)
Elevation 974.762939m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 22:58 MST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 05:58 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 356°
Facing azimuth 351.83°
First azimuth 176.26°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 342.66°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks There were a couple of trailing bits/pieces following behind the primary fireball.