Reports Report 5450ic (Event 5450-2017)

Name Tim M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I had no idea what it was and thought it was a big flare that was going to crash into the ground and I drove into a parking lot where I thought it had landed but never found anything. I didn't realize what it was until I saw a story about it today on
Address Marlborough, MA
Latitude 42° 19' 4.39'' N (42.317887°)
Longitude 71° 34' 48.79'' W (-71.58022°)
Elevation 89.507m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-26 17:50 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-26 22:50 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 114°
Facing azimuth 10.72°
First azimuth 332.71°
First elevation 58°
Last azimuth 347.07°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
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Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
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