Reports Report 1260a (Event 1260-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1260-2020
Observer
NameJames S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWe were driving back from a Fire Chief meeting in Custer State Park, SD, driving east on the LH road when we saw it. Both the Fire Chief and I observed it. This orange streak occurred right above the mountain ridge tops.
Location
AddressHermosa, SD
Latitude43° 43' 48.7'' N (43.73°)
Longitude 103° 19' 24.77'' W (-103.32°)
Elevation1149.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-03-12 20:58 MDT
UT Date & Time2020-03-13 02:58 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle254°
Moving
Facing azimuth65.22°
First azimuth73.14°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth50.5°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-