Reports Report 5490aa (Event 5490-2018)

Name Bruce G
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks Best I ever saw. Figure it was 18 miles high straight above my head when it blew up. Came in from NE and was headed SW when it blew up. I use an 8 inch telescope, so have some experience. Obvious wasn't using it last night.
Address West Bath, ME
Latitude 43° 52' 13.04'' N (43.870288°)
Longitude 69° 51' 24.54'' W (-69.856817°)
Elevation 23.716454m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-12 00:18 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-12 05:18 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 100°
Facing azimuth 280.46°
First azimuth 30.57°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 206.42°
Last elevation 90°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Sound of Canon with rumble, felt in house
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Delay was between 60 and 90 second before 1st sound
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Split into 3 pieces, burnt out fast
Observation Yes
Remarks 2 large one small piece, burnt up fast. Similar to the concussion fireworks