Reports Report 5450kw (Event 5450-2017)

Name Regina M. H
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I enjoy watching meteor showers and looking for falling stars in areas without much light. On December 26, 2017 at about 5:51 pm, I was driving On US Rte 1 North. On the left horizon is where I noticed the bright object streaking through the low sky line. The color was so vivid (the green had a neon quality to it), at first I thought it was a firework. The ball was small and bright green; the tail was long, narrowing at the end, and was a bright orange. It moved very quickly and then was gone (3-5 seconds). It appeared to have a low arch as it traveled. I was on the phone with a friend and interrupted the call to tell her what i was seeing. One-in-a life time experience. Absolutely amazing.
Address Saugus, MA
Latitude 42° 29' 59.27'' N (42.499798°)
Longitude 71° 0' 57.92'' W (-71.016089°)
Elevation 19.378m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-26 17:51 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-26 22:51 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 106°
Facing azimuth 94.43°
First azimuth 84.18°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 65.88°
Last elevation 10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color Green, Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -