Reports Report 3638ar (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameWagner P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksBrightest and closest fireball ever seen (I have seen 2 previously)
Location
AddressGlen Ridge, NJ
Latitude40° 49' 21.38'' N (40.82°)
Longitude 74° 11' 41.77'' W (-74.19°)
Elevation66.58m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:40 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth23.92°
First azimuth27.12°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth13.94°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe trail was a series of bright flashes rather than a smooth steady trail with terminal flash
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe trail was a series of bright flashes rather than a smooth steady trail with terminal flash