Reports Report 638an (Event 638-2015)

Name Brian W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This looked to be very close to my location, I have seen many meteors, but never one this close.
Address Fort Collins, CO
Latitude 40° 34' 45.26'' N (40.579239°)
Longitude 104° 59' 50.23'' W (-104.997286°)
Elevation 1501.869507m
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 269°
Facing azimuth 325.27°
First azimuth 356.43°
First elevation 12°
Last azimuth 275.64°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color It started out as a light yellow with sparks coming off of it, then as it progressed across the sky, it seemed to get lower and to cool down. The meteor stopped sparking and ended up as a dull red color when I lost sight of it.
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
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Delayed Sound
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Persistent train
Observation No
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Terminal flash
Observation No
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Observation Unknown
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