Reports Report 1071aj (Event 1071-2017)

Observer
Name Ryan D
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It seemed pretty low in the sky and fairly close.
Location
Address Montville, NJ
Latitude 40° 52' 6.07'' N (40.868352°)
Longitude 74° 19' 49.45'' W (-74.330402°)
Elevation 55.275m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-22 06:25 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-22 10:25 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 94°
Moving
Facing azimuth 330.56°
First azimuth 300.05°
First elevation 10°
Last azimuth 347.15°
Last elevation 10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 15°
Remarks Glowing, quickly disappeared
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Brief flash, split about 100 degrees apart, with 2/3 higher and 1/3 lower
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks Split 2/3 higher, 1/3 lower when it exploded