Reports Report 5262l (Event 5262-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5262-2019
Observer
NameNancy Y
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt looked like a big ball of fire flying through the sky. We almost thought it was a plane crashing but then it dissapeared. It appeared low on the the horizon line and was very bright. It was still daylight, but early evening. We were facing south and it was moving from east to west.
Location
AddressColumbia Falls, MT
Latitude48° 18' 24.77'' N (48.31°)
Longitude 114° 11' 50.48'' W (-114.2°)
Elevation936.6m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-10-26 18:20 MDT
UT Date & Time2019-10-27 00:20 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle82°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth120°
First elevation38°
Last azimuth230°
Last elevation31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorBlue, Orange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright head/ball shooting fire out the back
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSparks, like fireworks, a long fiery tail coming out the back.