Reports Report 1362av (Event 1362-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1362-2017
Observer
NameMike D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksWe were in our car driving and several cars ahead of us hit their brakes about the same time to watch it.
Location
AddressMiddlebury, CT
Latitude41° 30' 42.62'' N (41.51°)
Longitude 73° 3' 59.54'' W (-73.07°)
Elevation131.13m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-14 22:07 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-15 02:07 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle103°
Moving
Facing azimuth305.94°
First azimuth299.74°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth326.98°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt appeared that a smaller piece shot ahead of the main portion, like a rocket leaving behind another stage.