Reports Report 1603l (Event 1603-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1603-2012
Observer
NameJohn I
Experience Level2/5
RemarksAmazing sight! Fireball split into two distinct pieces and then burned out.
Location
AddressBeverly, MA
Latitude42° 32' 59.23'' N (42.55°)
Longitude 70° 54' 20.62'' W (-70.91°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-10-23 19:33 EDT
UT Date & Time2012-10-23 23:33 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth-1°
First azimuth290.79°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorOrange red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration2s
Length-1°
RemarksFireball broke into two distinct pieces shortly before it burned out. Train was there yet not as impressive as the two burning fragments.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-