Reports Report 3956i (Event 3956-2017)

Name Kyle M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks The only way to describe it is as it was about the size of the moon flying through the air. It was the most incredible shooting star I've ever witnessed it left me in shock.
Address Phillipsburg, NJ
Latitude 40° 36' 49.49'' N (40.613747°)
Longitude 75° 9' 47.94'' W (-75.163317°)
Elevation 53.058m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-24 22:30 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-25 02:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 245°
Facing azimuth 309.81°
First azimuth 31.37°
First elevation 29°
Last azimuth 293.54°
Last elevation 26°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Purple, Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 20°
Remarks Glowing a bluish purple color
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -