Reports Report 2207e (Event 2207-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2207-2012
Observer
NameRyan H
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI also submitted a report related to an electrophonic meteor observed in October at the same location. I hope to hear back from the AMS!
Location
AddressRingwood, NJ
Latitude41° 7' 21.47'' N (41.12°)
Longitude 74° 14' 10.37'' W (-74.24°)
Elevation195.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-12-14 02:30 EST
UT Date & Time2012-12-14 07:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth178.84°
First azimuth180.38°
First elevation49°
Last azimuth182.61°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorGreen, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAs the meteor progressed downward it was initially very bright. It then terminated as a small flash. Similar to a roman candle firework exploding
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe tail seemed to turn into particles as the meteor progressed