Reports Report 451bi (Event 451-2015)

Name steven b
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks I live in a part of Nevada with clear skies, no light pollution, and high altitude. I have been watching showers for 20 years, usually at high altitude 5,000/10,000 feet.
Address Battle Mountain, NV
Latitude 40° 38' 14.16'' N (40.637267°)
Longitude 116° 56' 31.08'' W (-116.941966°)
Elevation 1376.078613m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 21:52 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 05:52 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 266°
Facing azimuth 42.15°
First azimuth 51.02°
First elevation 13°
Last azimuth 6.05°
Last elevation 23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 6s
Length 35°
Remarks GLOWING orange like melting metal, very long tail. while sparkles near the object falling behind main object.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks sparkles and separation into 2 bodies, very slow 1/4 speed normal meteor.