Reports Report 857aj (Event 857-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 857-2018
Observer
NameHelen T
Experience Level2/5
RemarksVery limited view through a skylight in my bedroom. A noise made me roll over and look up - saw this object falling for a split second. Not a plane - more like a shooting star - but much closer.
Location
AddressBlairstown, NJ
Latitude40° 58' 5.17'' N (40.97°)
Longitude 74° 52' 13.5'' W (-74.87°)
Elevation196.36m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-03-05 04:30 EST
UT Date & Time2018-03-05 09:30 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle127°
Moving
Facing azimuth75°
First azimuth75°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth76°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksI heard something like a descending plane sound (but much quicker) to make me roll over and look out my skylight.
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was a fast circle (seen only from a limited skylight view) with 2 or 3 smaller fragments after it.