Reports Report 3871a (Event 3871-2015)

Name Charles N
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Address Idaho Springs, CO
Latitude 39° 48' 40.71'' N (39.811308°)
Longitude 105° 39' 35.63'' W (-105.659897°)
Elevation 3133.681m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-11-13 01:55 MST
UT Date & Time 2015-11-13 08:55 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 179°
Facing azimuth 175°
First azimuth 175°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 175°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 35°
Remarks The Meteor was bright enough to wake me from sleep, the glow of the train persisted at about 1/2 to 2/3's of that magnitude, and faded from view from as high as my view from my bedroom window, traveling nearly vertical to the Horizon. It went behind Mt Evans which is due south of my home at 2 miles high on the East Flank of James Peak
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -