Reports Report 2263h (Event 2263-2012)

Name James C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This was by far the brightest burning, longest lasting meteor I have ever seen
Address Springville, UT
Latitude 40° 11' 13.74'' N (40.18715°)
Longitude 111° 38' 32.49'' W (-111.642357°)
Elevation 1371.622559m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2012-12-21 17:30 MST
UT Date & Time 2012-12-22 00:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 225°
Facing azimuth 105.59°
First azimuth 108.37°
First elevation 41°
Last azimuth 91.56°
Last elevation 38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -1s
Length -1°
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks I noticed a bright burning object for maybe 4-5 seconds before it broke into at least 3 pieces then disappeared