Reports Report 2096a (Event 2096-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2096-2018
Observer
NameGregory P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMy wife Michele witnessed this as well. It was bright and amazing!
Location
AddressPrinceton, NJ
Latitude40° 21' 33.3'' N (40.36°)
Longitude 74° 38' 24.37'' W (-74.64°)
Elevation30.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-05-23 22:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-05-24 02:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth307.18°
First azimuth218.93°
First elevation54°
Last azimuth270°
Last elevation53°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorLight Yellow to white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1.5s
Length15°
RemarksGlowing train that fizzled to an orange color
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksthe fizzling of the train was probably the break down of the fireball