Reports Report 4163ad (Event 4163-2017)

Name john a
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I think it was a piece of space debris burning up in the sky. Pieces seemed to be peeling off of it and fluttering in the wake like sheets of burning metal.
Address Lebanon, NH
Latitude 43° 46' 45.41'' N (43.779281°)
Longitude 72° 27' 57.56'' W (-72.46599°)
Elevation 130.193m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-08 17:15 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-08 22:15 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 231°
Facing azimuth 65.58°
First azimuth 107.73°
First elevation 37°
Last azimuth 64.39°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Light Green, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Remarks smoke trail
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks quick flash and fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks small pieces coming off of fireball in the wake of the tail