Reports Report 638cq (Event 638-2015)

Name Bonnie S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks My husband and I thought this was a power surge on the high-transmission lines coming out of Boulder through our development, but the fireball was actually ABOVE where the power lines are. We witnessed it from our bedroom window facing north.
Address Lafayette, CO
Latitude 40° 0' 59.27'' N (40.016465°)
Longitude 105° 8' 8.12'' W (-105.135589°)
Elevation 1606.681396m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-03-11 06:00 MDT
UT Date & Time 2015-03-11 12:00 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From right to left
Descent Angle 270°
Facing azimuth 345.62°
First azimuth 351.02°
First elevation 15°
Last azimuth 296.58°
Last elevation 13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Whiteish Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks There was nothing, then BAM this bright light streaking across the sky
Observation No
Remarks -