Reports Report 4912a (Event 4912-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4912-2017
Observer
NameBill B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksMost amazing thing I've seen in many years. I was watching the streak when it flashed. It seemed to light up the whole sky in front of me.
Location
AddressLittleton, CO
Latitude39° 36' 46.23'' N (39.61°)
Longitude 105° 9' 2.46'' W (-105.15°)
Elevation1786.69m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-05 04:05 MST
UT Date & Time2017-12-05 11:05 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth15.5°
First azimuth347.93°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth36.97°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright flash lasted only a second. Disappeared behind the Hogback.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-