Reports Report 2222d (Event 2222-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2222-2012
Observer
NameHeather E
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI've never seen such a bright and seemingly close and low meteor/fireball. There was no sound but it was beautifully colored and bright.
Location
AddressScarborough, ME
Latitude43° 35' 24.46'' N (43.59°)
Longitude 70° 20' 4.13'' W (-70.33°)
Elevation28.63m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-12-15 20:15 EST
UT Date & Time2012-12-16 01:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth194.6°
First azimuth168.22°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth270.13°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Light Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
Remarksglowing train
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksit flashed blue then white and slightly descended as it exploded
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-