Reports Report 1603g (Event 1603-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1603-2012
Observer
NameAnne,
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWe believe we saw the ISS just after we saw the meteorite.
Location
AddressPeabody, MA
Latitude42° 32' 58.8'' N (42.55°)
Longitude 71° 0' 25.97'' W (-71.01°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-10-23 19:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2012-10-23 23:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth1.01°
First azimuth285.57°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth72.33°
Last elevation50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
Colorwhite and orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration5s
Length99.99°
RemarksGlowing…, very bright,...moving slower than other meteorites I have seen in the past. Near the end the object broke up and much shorter trains were seen for a distance of about 5 degrees.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksBroke apart into smaller fragments and traveled a very short distance after breaking up. About one fist at arms length.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-