Reports Report 8896s (Event 8896-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8896-2022
Observer
NameBrian S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt looked like a huge jet on fire and was waiting for it to hit the mountains but it either went over the mountain or burned out. It had a huge smoke trail behind it that lasted for about a minute. It was extremely low.
Location
AddressKalispell, MT
Latitude48° 10' 2.28'' N (48.17°)
Longitude 114° 26' 32.75'' W (-114.44°)
Elevation977.97m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-11-17 06:26 MST
UT Date & Time2022-11-17 13:26 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle104°
Moving
Facing azimuth1.27°
First azimuth167.01°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth1.64°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorBlue, Orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration60s
Length20°
RemarksIt was like a shooting star, but at a way slower speed but still fast. Whole sky lit up as bright as a lightning strike,but it lasted for about 5 seconds. I have seen tons of shooting stars but nothing like this in my life with the bright light lasting that bright.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksExtremely bright light for about 5 seconds as bright as lightning. Like a nuclear blast bright lasting more than a flash. Blueish green light.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-