Reports Report 2090l (Event 2090-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2090-2012
Observer
NameChristopher D
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was so close it almost hit a roof. I immediately got chills when I saw it. It was so remarkable. Never in the 27 years of my existence have I seen anything like this. Do not hesitate to call if you have any questions.
Location
AddressPoughkeepsie, NY
Latitude41° 41' 35.69'' N (41.69°)
Longitude 73° 53' 52'' W (-73.9°)
Elevation52.59m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-12-06 23:15 EST
UT Date & Time2012-12-07 04:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth83.77°
First azimuth84.08°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth83.61°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall crackling noise.
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksIm
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksIt appeared to look like some lit a firework. Then it broke up in tiny fragments and then disapated.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like someone shot a flare from a flare gun. But the trejectory of the flash came from the sky towards the ground.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI could actually see the ball disapate into fragments. It happened so fast. It seemed like it was taveling 80 90 mph