Reports Report 4572e (Event 4572-2017)

Name Richard P
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Wish I happened to be recording, sorry. Still a great sight to witness. Keep up the good work. Thanks
Address North Stonington, CT
Latitude 41° 30' 20.02'' N (41.505562°)
Longitude 71° 54' 4'' W (-71.901112°)
Elevation 103.344m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-23 01:57 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-23 06:57 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 265°
Facing azimuth 71.76°
First azimuth 89.04°
First elevation 27°
Last azimuth 50.48°
Last elevation 17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 22°
Remarks White smoking, it was lit up by an additional piece which also had smoke.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Noticed a sudden bright light and looked up to see a very large, very bright fireball. It was followed by a smaller piece and what looked to be many very small pieces sloughing off and burning up in between and slightly under the 2 bigger pieces.