Reports Report 451de (Event 451-2015)

Name T S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It reminded me of the scene in the movie Gravity when the space station is burning up as it enters the atmosphere. I knew it was something special. I did get a little bit of footage on my iPhone...but it's hard to see.
Address Coeur d'Alene, ID
Latitude 47° 41' 47.89'' N (47.696635°)
Longitude 116° 50' 46.98'' W (-116.846384°)
Elevation 649.457764m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 21:55 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 05:55 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 268°
Facing azimuth 79.79°
First azimuth 144.05°
First elevation 41°
Last azimuth 11.2°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Between 12 and 20 burning fragments varying in size