Reports Report 4572an (Event 4572-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4572-2017
Observer
NameJohn S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksExact location is an estimate we were driving on an unfamiliar road enroute to my sister’s home in NJ for thanksgiving. Biggest brightest thing I’ve ever seen. If it was a shooting star it was very close. Looked more like something burning up as it headed for the ground. Impressive
Location
AddressBlairstown, NJ
Latitude40° 59' 7.1'' N (40.99°)
Longitude 74° 58' 52.49'' W (-74.98°)
Elevation118.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-23 01:15 EST
UT Date & Time2017-11-23 06:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle347°
Moving
Facing azimuth83.89°
First azimuth87.33°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth68.48°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorLight Green, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
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Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-