Reports Report 638i (Event 638-2015)

Name Matthew B
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I first thought it was a plane on fire going down, but it continued across the sky diminishing in brightness until just over the horizon it flashed a little bit and i had was so dim i could barely make it out, then lost sight. It looked like it impacted in the northern black hills.
Address Box Elder, SD
Latitude 44° 8' 36.16'' N (44.143378°)
Longitude 103° 3' 27.51'' W (-103.057643°)
Elevation 965.296448m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-03-11 06:02 MDT
UT Date & Time 2015-03-11 12:02 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 104°
Facing azimuth 229°
First azimuth 169.35°
First elevation 41°
Last azimuth 253.48°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -