Reports Report 3638aws (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameChristine B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI thought it was a large shooting star, but it was too big for that. More like a firework with larger light flashes in a row.
Location
AddressLincoln Park, NJ
Latitude40° 55' 21.83'' N (40.92°)
Longitude 74° 18' 18.86'' W (-74.31°)
Elevation54.69m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:00 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth38.68°
First azimuth34.32°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth34.16°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksA series/sequence of lights flashed from right to left and slightly angled downward towards the left, almost like a large shooting star or a fireworks that fizzeled out. I was inside and saw it unexpectedly through my window.