Reports Report 1362dd (Event 1362-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1362-2017
Observer
NameTed F
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressTaunton, MA
Latitude41° 46' 54.51'' N (41.78°)
Longitude 70° 57' 39.74'' W (-70.96°)
Elevation34.65m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-14 22:04 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-15 02:04 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle103°
Moving
Facing azimuth358.11°
First azimuth347.12°
First elevation68°
Last azimuth3.17°
Last elevation44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorGreen, Orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksThe train was a slightly dark orange. It looked like a cone following the fireball from the point on origin. The ball started orange and burst into a green.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball was orange until about halfway when it burst into a green. After a couple seconds it exploded and it look like all the pieces burnt up in the atmosphere.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball was orange until about halfway when it burst into a green. After a couple seconds it exploded and it look like all the pieces burnt up in the atmosphere.