Reports Report 3638bbl (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameKathleen D
Experience Level1/5
Remarks8 different people in our party saw the same thing. We thought it was a shooting star or Roman candle.
Location
AddressStoneham, MA
Latitude42° 27' 45.44'' N (42.46°)
Longitude 71° 5' 39.53'' W (-71.09°)
Elevation47.75m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:30 UT
Duration?
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth265.1°
First azimuth265.34°
First elevation
Last azimuth262.43°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length-
RemarksLooked like a single spark from a Roman candle firework.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
RemarksGot brighter just before it went out
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-