Reports Report 3638apu (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameWendy T
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was a big meteor, not like the ones you see in a shower.
Location
AddressHardwick, VT
Latitude44° 30' 17.79'' N (44.5°)
Longitude 72° 21' 57.11'' W (-72.37°)
Elevation250.77m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:35 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:35 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth124.85°
First azimuth112.35°
First elevation-
Last azimuth217.3°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorLight Green, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks______
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was yellow and then it exploded and broke up in a green color. I thought it looked like a little firework but they do not travel at that angle and there was no crack, so I knew it had to be a meteor or comet. Very neat to see.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt exploded and changed from yellow to green.