Reports Report 451a (Event 451-2015)

Name Matthew S
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I live in a canyon and the fireball appeared to be very large just above the mountains and had to be very far away to be seen from this location for more than a second or two. We are remote and there are very few artificial lights.
Address Pollock, ID
Latitude 45° 18' 25.62'' N (45.307117°)
Longitude 116° 19' 59.57'' W (-116.333213°)
Elevation 1362.940186m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 22:56 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 06:56 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 255°
Facing azimuth 264.14°
First azimuth 155.21°
First elevation 26°
Last azimuth 356.78°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -23
Color Orange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 15°
Remarks Long and glowing with lots of what looked like debris coming off
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It was shedding many fragments and looked to be very large.