Reports Report 244u (Event 244-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 244-2019
Observer
NameLenore C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was completely baffled by what I saw tonight. I have seen comets and shooting stars before and this was much brighter and larger.
Location
AddressKittery, ME
Latitude43° 5' 34.49'' N (43.09°)
Longitude 70° 43' 48.52'' W (-70.73°)
Elevation8.3m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-01-16 17:31 EST
UT Date & Time2019-01-16 22:31 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle96°
Moving
Facing azimuth138°
First azimuth128°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth168°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
Remarksglowing train that trailed the orb of fire
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIncreasing brightness that dissipated.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-