Reports Report 244be (Event 244-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 244-2019
Observer
NameDavid L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have seen maybe three or four fireballs in my lifetime but this was by far the brightest I've ever seen. A truly remarkable event!
Location
AddressHanson, MA
Latitude42° 2' 38.06'' N (42.04°)
Longitude 70° 52' 6.45'' W (-70.87°)
Elevation25.38m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-01-16 17:55 EST
UT Date & Time2019-01-16 22:55 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle98°
Moving
Facing azimuth96.14°
First azimuth70.58°
First elevation47°
Last azimuth119.84°
Last elevation36°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorBlue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length10°
RemarksGlowing bright train
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-