Reports Report 5508p (Event 5508-2017)

Name Elizabeth G
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Address Naples, ME
Latitude 43° 57' 42.87'' N (43.961908°)
Longitude 70° 34' 19.61'' W (-70.572114°)
Elevation 103.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-28 22:44 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-29 03:44 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 103°
Facing azimuth 18.47°
First azimuth -
First elevation 50°
Last azimuth 24.6°
Last elevation 11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -25
Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 20°
Remarks glowing train that looked like sparklers
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks 2 small flashes as it came into the atmosphere and then 2 additional flashes, once when it began to fragment and one when it broke apart
Observation Yes
Remarks Fragmentation had some reddish color to it and was very identifiable.