Reports Report 451cm (Event 451-2015)

Name Ben G
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Seemed relatively slow for a meteor as fragments were visible for 15-20 seconds from first observation. Presumed meteor had already fragmented by the time we first witnessed it, but fragments remained clustered on trajectory across horizon and slowly faded.
Address Great Falls, Mt
Latitude 47° 27' 56.84'' N (47.465788°)
Longitude 111° 18' 30.73'' W (-111.308536°)
Elevation 1019.830566m
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 up left to down right
Descent Angle 93°
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 230°
First elevation 20°
Last azimuth 320°
Last elevation 14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Light Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Cluster of bright fragments slowly faded over 10-15 seconds