Reports Report 1174c (Event 1174-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1174-2019
Observer
NameKeith C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksAt first, I thought it was an aircraft on fire. The flames were so clearly visible. Then it just disappeared in the night sky. Amazing display!
Location
AddressEtna, ME
Latitude44° 44' 53.14'' N (44.75°)
Longitude 69° 7' 32.47'' W (-69.13°)
Elevation108.7m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-03-18 22:35 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-03-19 02:35 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth234.25°
First azimuth229.01°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth216.8°
Last elevation48°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-25
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksThe train began with intense orange fire, flames clearly visible. Looked like there was black stuff in the flames. As the flames subsided the train turned to black smoke.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-