Reports Report 5508k (Event 5508-2017)

Name JW N
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I saw it from my living room through the window. It lasted long enough for me to react - noticing the light and following it across the sky. (It is clear and 2 degrees F)
Address Rowley, MA
Latitude 42° 43' 31.7'' N (42.725472°)
Longitude 70° 51' 55.77'' W (-70.865493°)
Elevation 13.178m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-28 22:45 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-29 03:45 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 247°
Facing azimuth 2.75°
First azimuth 7.83°
First elevation 21°
Last azimuth 329.78°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Dark Green, Green, Light Green, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 12°
Remarks large glowing green ball with triangular tail. ball appeared to be "skipping" across the sky and the tail did the same.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -