Reports Report 3313dq (Event 3313-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3313-2018
Observer
NameNick D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksJust after midnight August 30, 2018. Standing in parking lot of Moby’s restaurant in Highlands, NJ. Looking across river toward sandy hook. Bright white/yellow flash and downward streak that illuminated the night sky. 3 of use saw it. Never seen anything like it before in my life.
Location
AddressHighlands, NJ
Latitude40° 23' 49.24'' N (40.4°)
Longitude 73° 58' 53.08'' W (-73.98°)
Elevation3.72m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-30 00:01 EST
UT Date & Time2018-08-30 04:01 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle19°
Moving
Facing azimuth87.04°
First azimuth93.16°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth93.91°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIlluminated the sky with a quick downward streak of light
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-