Reports Report 3638arc (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameMIchelle C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was headed west on rt 2 in New Limerick. I looked to my left and saw a large trailing fireball. I lost sight of it as I was driving due to the tree line. I appeared to have no signs of stopping or fizzling out.
Location
AddressNew Limerick, ME
Latitude46° 7' 32.39'' N (46.13°)
Longitude 67° 57' 1.79'' W (-67.95°)
Elevation130.84m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:40 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:40 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth266.71°
First azimuth210.51°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length10°
RemarksTrail of smoke and fire
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-