Reports Report 1362fa (Event 1362-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1362-2017
Observer
NamePaul P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWe saw the fireball a few seconds before it appeared on video. You can see the reflection in the hood of the truck. It lit up the sky.
Location
AddressSparta Township, NJ
Latitude40° 57' 30.22'' N (40.96°)
Longitude 74° 40' 26.3'' W (-74.67°)
Elevation289.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-14 22:05 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-15 02:05 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle190°
Moving
Facing azimuth7.47°
First azimuth7.71°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth8.61°
Last elevation32°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked more like a yellow fire at the end.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like 3-4 large pieces after the green fire disappeared.