Reports Report 6425ot (Event 6425-2020)

Name Kathleen P
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was sooooo cool! I may have seen 1-2 of these before, but not like this. I thought it was an airplane at first (i live in a flight path), but this was REALLY bright and fast, then it shot across the tree tops!
Address Hopewell Township, NJ
Latitude 40° 18' 33.59'' N (40.309331°)
Longitude 74° 52' 8.36'' W (-74.868989°)
Elevation 43.517231m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2020-11-08 19:30 EST
UT Date & Time 2020-11-09 00:30 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 254°
Facing azimuth 33.1°
First azimuth 44.45°
First elevation 19°
Last azimuth 4.97°
Last elevation 10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -5
Color Light Blue, Green, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks A small piece seemed to break off and "fall upwards" right before it burned away out of sight.