Observer Name Will G Experience Level 1/5 Remarks Appeared like a small/medium airplane starting in for a landing, but perhaps 3-4 times as fast. This was visible for about 5-6 seconds. The object exploded into red/orange flames and vanished instantly afterwards in the dark. Nothing more was seen.
Location Address Crook, CO Latitude 40° 51' 3.33'' N (40.85°) Longitude 102° 37' 35.22'' W (-102.63°) Elevation 1189.06m
Time and Duration Local Date & Time 2021-03-01 19:38 MST UT Date & Time 2021-03-02 02:38 UT Duration ≈7.5s
Direction Moving direction From up left to down right Descent Angle 96°
Moving Facing azimuth 288.04° First azimuth 315° First elevation 30° Last azimuth 329.26° Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color Stellar Magnitude -8 Color Orange, Light Yellow, Red, Brown
Concurrent Sound Observation No Remarks -
Delayed Sound Observation No Remarks -
Persistent train Observation Unknown Duration - Length - Remarks -
Terminal flash Observation Yes Remarks Appeared as red/orange fireball-like explosion.
Fragmentation Observation Unknown Remarks -