Reports Report 638am (Event 638-2015)

Name David B
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks This was the single, most spectacular meteor I have ever witnesses.
Address Fort Collins, CO
Latitude 40° 37' 5.03'' N (40.618065°)
Longitude 105° 0' 12.34'' W (-105.003429°)
Elevation 1527.247437m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-03-11 06:00 MDT
UT Date & Time 2015-03-11 12:00 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 266°
Facing azimuth 353.46°
First azimuth 35.21°
First elevation 40°
Last azimuth 290.85°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Green center with long, bright orange tail.
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 20s
Length 30°
Remarks Long, bright orange tail, bright like a roman candle
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Only in the tail did there appear to be fragments, the core was solid and bright.