Reports Report 5490i (Event 5490-2018)

Observer
Name Jeff B
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was spectacular. It looked like a slow-motion roman candle or something, only much cooler. It felt like it was rather close above me, but it was probably pretty far away.
Location
Address Falmouth, ME
Latitude 43° 42' 40.23'' N (43.711176°)
Longitude 70° 15' 53.74'' W (-70.264928°)
Elevation 30.070902m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-12 00:18 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-12 05:18 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 96°
Moving
Facing azimuth 30°
First azimuth 345°
First elevation 21°
Last azimuth 70°
Last elevation 18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -28
Color Light Blue, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks a few small pieces appeared to splinter off early in my sighting, and then a few larger pieces broke off right towards the end