Reports Report 451fd (Event 451-2015)

Name Shawn L
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I now know that this was space junk re-entering the Earth's atmosphere, but wanted to have a sighting posted from Wyoming!
Address Moose, WY
Latitude 43° 39' 19.11'' N (43.655308°)
Longitude 110° 43' 3.32'' W (-110.717588°)
Elevation 1968.951416m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 22:55 MST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 05:55 UT
Duration >60s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 95°
Facing azimuth 241.97°
First azimuth 208.61°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 315.71°
Last elevation 44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Light Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Remarks The train followed the fireball the whole time the fireball was in view.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks The main source of the fireball did fragment into smaller "meteors" as it passed through the night sky. Almost directly center in my view is when it fragmented. The larger piece stayed intact throughout the viewing however.