Reports Report 3638azy (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameKathryn V
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMy husband and I thought we were seeing things and decided we were the magi portending some grand cosmic event...until I finally came across the mention on the weather channel. Oh well. Glad to help out science!
Location
AddressSouth Burlington, VT
Latitude44° 27' 44.65'' N (44.46°)
Longitude 73° 10' 13.88'' W (-73.17°)
Elevation98.92m
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 up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth172.93°
First azimuth96.79°
First elevation49°
Last azimuth221.87°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorGreen, Light Green, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
Remarksglowing sparkly as it dissapated
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksthe ball flashed bright blue and green and popped apart
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksit fragmented [like a burst balloon] into bright green, blue and white sparkly pieces almost like a firework and dissipated quickly