Reports Report 2544i (Event 2544-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2544-2021
Observer
NameJohn S
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThe meteor was bright enough to illuminate the face of one of my companions and other objects in my campsite. Numerous campers at other sites witnessed the fireball as we heard them all cheering and hollering after the event. The object was traveling almost directly west to east.
Location
Address, UT
Latitude38° 32' 58.28'' N (38.55°)
Longitude 109° 42' 42.44'' W (-109.71°)
Elevation1784.88m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-04-30 21:30 MDT
UT Date & Time2021-05-01 03:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth315°
First elevation53°
Last azimuth15°
Last elevation41°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSeveral small pieces of glowing debris lasted about 1/2 second