Reports Report 5450eg (Event 5450-2017)

Name Lance S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Definitely much brighter than typical meteor or “shooting star”. This was likely either a fireball. My wife was driving with me and also saw it. Daughter in back seat did not.
Address Weston, CT
Latitude 41° 12' 56.33'' N (41.215646°)
Longitude 73° 21' 0.96'' W (-73.350267°)
Elevation 30.76m
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 down left to up right
Descent Angle 10°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 17.06°
First elevation 52°
Last azimuth 16.01°
Last elevation 33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks very bright streaking, ending with an even brighter larger pulse
Observation Unknown
Remarks -