Reports Report 273j (Event 273-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 273-2018
Observer
NameRJ O
Experience Level3/5
RemarksTime given (20:05) is an estimate to within 10 minutes; there wasn't a clock nearby to check the exact time. Fireball traveled almost directly downward, brightening toward the end of its course and becoming greenish in color.
Location
AddressFitchburg, MA
Latitude42° 34' 47.89'' N (42.58°)
Longitude 71° 47' 42.1'' W (-71.8°)
Elevation130.43m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-20 20:05 EST
UT Date & Time2018-01-21 01:05 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth271.93°
First azimuth270.95°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth270.6°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-