Reports Report 1542b (Event 1542-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1542-2017
Observer
NameAnthony D
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe object grew in intensity from average starlight to the full moon brightness, and appeared to grow in size to about the same size as a mid altitude passenger aircraft. From my perspective (in a hammock stargazing) it appeared to travel in a line from Alrai in Cepheus to Caph in Cassiopeia
Location
AddressFramingham, MA
Latitude42° 17' 12.52'' N (42.29°)
Longitude 71° 25' 28.29'' W (-71.42°)
Elevation54.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-30 01:52 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-30 05:52 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle170°
Moving
Facing azimuth21.78°
First azimuth357.34°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth39.3°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-