Reports Report 3837cw (Event 3837-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3837-2017
Observer
NameMary Ann B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksTiming is a rough estimate. I was hiking and didn't have a phone/watch
Location
AddressMattapoisett, MA
Latitude41° 37' 41.06'' N (41.63°)
Longitude 70° 50' 31.11'' W (-70.84°)
Elevation0.72m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 15:10 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-18 19:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle108°
Moving
Facing azimuth177.44°
First azimuth154.99°
First elevation12°
Last azimuth191.32°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length-
RemarksSmoke train that seemingly ignited into a flash
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksStunning, vivid, extremely bright, surprisingly large burst followed by a very mini burst. Started as a smokey trail and then quickly 'ignited' and became a burst followed by a mini burst
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall bright, immediately in line with the first burst