Reports Report 3638amo (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameLee B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was driving with my son, and had just crossed into New Jersey, headed east north east. The meteor looked to be headed from southwest to northeast. I saw it break into three distinct glowing balls, big, medium and small
Location
AddressPhillipsburg, NJ
Latitude40° 35' 42.62'' N (40.6°)
Longitude 75° 11' 8.05'' W (-75.19°)
Elevation45.83m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth-
First elevation-
Last azimuth-
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks__
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks3 balls, 1 big bright one in front (northeast), then medium sized behind it, then small ball in the back (southwest)