Reports Report 2249d (Event 2249-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2249-2012
Observer
NameChris M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI've have great viewing for perseids etc, this lasted longer, was larger and more intense then anything I've ever seen before. I was momentarily stunned by it.
Location
AddressWatertown, MA
Latitude42° 22' 8.57'' N (42.37°)
Longitude 71° 10' 27.21'' W (-71.17°)
Elevation16.18m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-12-19 19:15 EST
UT Date & Time2012-12-20 00:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth119.06°
First azimuth96.19°
First elevation66°
Last azimuth180.72°
Last elevation64°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length30°
RemarksLong trailing bright glowing train, intense blue with edges of yellow/whitish light.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-