Reports Report 6425ob (Event 6425-2020)

Name Kristina L
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks The fireball was ridiculously close! It passed through my neighbors tree and then behind trees directly behind my yard before disappearing behind the roof of the Grove shopping center. It looked like it was going to hit the roof of the shopping center. My husband and i were having dinner on our patio ( socially distanced )with our friends, one of whom is an astronomer buff and who had pointed out jupiter, saturn and mars for us earlier in the evening. He confirmed it was a meteor said it was a Taurid meteor shower. I am astonished at how close it was. Breathtaking.
Address Shrewsbury, NJ
Latitude 40° 19' 47.61'' N (40.329893°)
Longitude 74° 3' 38.71'' W (-74.060753°)
Elevation 10.636647m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2020-11-08 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time 2020-11-08 23:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 223°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 47.94°
First elevation
Last azimuth 354.32°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -