Reports Report 3956y (Event 3956-2017)

Name Chris R
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Was very overcast in Boston because of rain storms but this one was bright enough to break through a gap in the clouds. Have only seen one fireball of this size prior, about 8 years.
Address Boston, MA
Latitude 42° 20' 33.98'' N (42.342772°)
Longitude 71° 4' 25.62'' W (-71.073782°)
Elevation 2.454m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-24 22:30 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-25 02:30 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 188°
Facing azimuth 328.33°
First azimuth 328.71°
First elevation 61°
Last azimuth 324.3°
Last elevation 38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Blue, Light Blue, Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
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Delayed Sound
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Persistent train
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Terminal flash
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