Reports Report 1362fn (Event 1362-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1362-2017
Observer
NameChris A
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was driving westbound on I-90 with my wife. It happened so quickly that it was nearly gone as soon as I saw it. I pointed it out to her but she didn't see it in time. Very bright, very distinct tail which disappeared quickly.
Location
AddressNewton, MA
Latitude42° 20' 57.51'' N (42.35°)
Longitude 71° 13' 7.42'' W (-71.22°)
Elevation15.14m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-14 22:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-15 02:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle110°
Moving
Facing azimuth284.62°
First azimuth285°
First elevation-
Last azimuth285°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-