Reports Report 872w (Event 872-2013)

Name Dennis C
Experience Level 5/5
Remarks Appeared less than a few degrees from Zenith, speed was constant through duration, silent count of 5 seconds, fire trailing from bright blue looked almost comical, gentle billowing flames about 3 times width of fireball, Fireball approx half apparent size of the Moon.. Terminated at same elevation of Belt in Orion, and approx 15 degrees to the right of those belt stars from my location.
Address New Milford, CT
Latitude 41° 32' 25.83'' N (41.540507°)
Longitude 73° 25' 45.49'' W (-73.429304°)
Elevation 98.721687m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2013-04-14 20:45 EDT
UT Date & Time 2013-04-15 00:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 259.8°
First azimuth 74.92°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 259.04°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -1s
Length -1°
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
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