Reports Report 3313ac (Event 3313-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3313-2018
Observer
NameJames M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksSeen plenty of meteorites, (a.k.a. shooting stars); never seen anything quite like this!WOW!!!
Location
AddressBelmar, NJ
Latitude40° 10' 54.01'' N (40.18°)
Longitude 74° 1' 38.46'' W (-74.03°)
Elevation4.01m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-30 01:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-30 05:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle83°
Moving
Facing azimuth76.85°
First azimuth75.58°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth63.62°
Last elevation51°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBig flash followed by sparkling tail of meteorite.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSparkling tail.