Reports Report 451id (Event 451-2015)

Name Darilyn P
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I lost sight due to buildings in my neighborhood. Although I ran into the front and to the north to try and see it more, but it was policed by buildings or out of sight by then.
Address La Grande, OR
Latitude 45° 20' 12.32'' N (45.336756°)
Longitude 118° 5' 38.42'' W (-118.094005°)
Elevation 850.895508m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-23 22:01 PST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-24 06:01 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 271°
Facing azimuth 78.11°
First azimuth 98.16°
First elevation 15°
Last azimuth 29.23°
Last elevation 14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Orange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It appeared to separate with smaller fireballs breaking away from the main one. At one point I could see two distinct fireballs with long tails. Then the smaller uppermost one fizzled out