Reports Report 244t (Event 244-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 244-2019
Observer
NamePeter S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have seen many showers, but this was like a Haley's Comet experience.
Location
AddressDurham, ME
Latitude44° 1' 5.41'' N (44.02°)
Longitude 70° 10' 22.43'' W (-70.17°)
Elevation41.39m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-01-16 17:31 EST
UT Date & Time2019-01-16 22:31 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth140°
First azimuth130°
First elevation32°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks. 3/4 of the way as it streaked from left to right, it seemed to split or get twice as wide releasing even more orange spark trails. lasting a total of 4 to 6 seconds
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere were many sparking trails like it was burning up, releasing even more toward the end.