Reports Report 2249j (Event 2249-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2249-2012
Observer
NameChris B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was a remarkable sight. At first I thought it was a plane but it dissappeared. It streaked across the sky and was very bright.
Location
AddressSharon, MA
Latitude42° 7' 25.13'' N (42.12°)
Longitude 71° 10' 44.28'' W (-71.18°)
Elevation91.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-12-19 19:30 EST
UT Date & Time2012-12-20 00:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth128.6°
First azimuth129.56°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth126.19°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksHad a steady thick tail for 3-5 seconds before dissipating
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-