Reports Report 1786dj (Event 1786-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1786-2021
Observer
NameJackson M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe fireball was larger than any comparable images I can find online. If it weren't for its speed and angle I might have thought it was a crashing plane.
Location
AddressPrinceton, NJ
Latitude40° 20' 42.24'' N (40.35°)
Longitude 74° 38' 42.33'' W (-74.65°)
Elevation36.35m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-21 00:25 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-21 04:25 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle128°
Moving
Facing azimuth272.64°
First azimuth265.13°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth275.03°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorLight Blue, Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksFollowed the fireball closely. White/light grey cloudy smoke
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-