Reports Report 5875d (Event 5875-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5875-2020
Observer
NameMary H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWe were driving towards NYC from the Jersey side when we saw what we presume was a fireball. It felt like a huge shooting star practically in front of us, and was ridiculously bright, though it only lasted for a second.
Location
AddressJersey City, NJ
Latitude40° 44' 1.01'' N (40.73°)
Longitude 74° 3' 17.09'' W (-74.05°)
Elevation27.08m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-10-15 23:57 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-10-16 03:57 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle211°
Moving
Facing azimuth108.56°
First azimuth141.13°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth100.05°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange, red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-