Reports Report 5508n (Event 5508-2017)

Observer
Name Andrew B
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Location
Address Boston, MA
Latitude 42° 39' 30.39'' N (42.658441°)
Longitude 71° 11' 29.59'' W (-71.191552°)
Elevation 37.651m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-28 22:35 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-29 03:35 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 199°
Moving
Facing azimuth 340°
First azimuth 330°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 325°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks A one second burst of bright green light before the fireball’s streak.
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks After 1-2 seconds, the streak split into two streaks which continued on a parallel trajectory.