Reports Report 3313co (Event 3313-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3313-2018
Observer
NameJennifer R
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI thought fireworks for a split second until I realized it was going down and looked like actual lava in the sky
Location
AddressFall River, MA
Latitude41° 41' 47.85'' N (41.7°)
Longitude 71° 9' 15.88'' W (-71.15°)
Elevation47.68m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-30 00:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-30 04:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth-
First elevation70°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorBright orange red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length30°
RemarksLooked like hot lava for about 20 degrees then there was a break and then the object appeared again but it went behind a tree so I am not sure how much further it went.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksRed sparks appeared then the explosions occurred for about 20 degrees, it looked like a hot lava trail.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe lava trail stopped for a split second and then it appeared again as red sparks