Reports Report 797m (Event 797-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 797-2021
Observer
NameGrant G
Experience Level1/5
RemarksSeemed closer than I thought a fireball would be., if I ever saw one.
Location
AddressLyndhurst, NJ
Latitude40° 48' 3.46'' N (40.8°)
Longitude 74° 7' 53.91'' W (-74.13°)
Elevation17.39m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-09 23:08 EST
UT Date & Time2021-02-10 04:08 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth127.49°
First azimuth93.23°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth149.13°
Last elevation51°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksthought it was a roman candle shooting across the sky at first, but moved too fast and was brighter than anything man made. it fizzled out to nothing after 3-4 seconds