Reports Report 872t (Event 872-2013)

Name Rob W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Address New Milford, CT
Latitude 41° 31' 32.52'' N (41.5257°)
Longitude 73° 25' 33.87'' W (-73.426076°)
Elevation 75.702522m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2013-04-14 20:40 EDT
UT Date & Time 2013-04-15 00:40 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth -1°
First azimuth -1°
First elevation 73°
Last azimuth -1°
Last elevation 24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 4s
Remarks A glowing halo that seemed to wrap around the front and sides but not the back of the meteor and trail some distance behind on both sides. There appeared to be some space between the halo and the meteor--possibly as much as the radius of the meteor.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks I can't say for sure, but it appeared to change shape and size as it descended