Reports Report 1362ey (Event 1362-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1362-2017
Observer
NameMary C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThank you for the opportunity to report this sighting. I was completely surprised, and hope to never forget what I saw. So lucky!
Location
AddressCharlton, MA
Latitude42° 9' 25.81'' N (42.16°)
Longitude 71° 56' 6.88'' W (-71.94°)
Elevation255.7m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-14 22:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-15 02:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle108°
Moving
Facing azimuth295.34°
First azimuth302.96°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth99.98°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorWhite, red, then some green and yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksGlowing train mostly yellow. Very brief.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSeemed to burst and then just disappears. Slight glow afterwards, but just in tail region.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSeemed to be a red ball that burst into smaller red balls. Then gone.