Reports Report 21a (Event 21-2018)

Name Christina B
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks The horizon is not level. I was gazing at Mount Helena in the night sky after shoveling. Thus, the angle might be a bit off. The time is estimates because my watch was buried under heavy mittens.
Address Helena, MT
Latitude 46° 35' 58.95'' N (46.599707°)
Longitude 112° 4' 5.14'' W (-112.068094°)
Elevation 1270.855m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-01-01 22:45 MST
UT Date & Time 2018-01-02 05:45 UT
Duration <1s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 234°
Facing azimuth 122.06°
First azimuth 60°
First elevation 47°
Last azimuth 65°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 15°
Remarks Glowing train that looked like sparks, but not like fireworks
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -