Reports Report 2958a (Event 2958-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2958-2022
Observer
NameDavid N
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI was driving southbound at the time of the sighting, it went right to left, it started off a small streak and after the small flash it was about 10x the size dropping fragments also with fire trails before losing sight of it at the treeline. it was beautiful and bright lasting maybe 5- 7 seconds
Location
AddressMillville, MA
Latitude42° 1' 7.01'' N (42.02°)
Longitude 71° 35' 47.13'' W (-71.6°)
Elevation98.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-05-18 01:27 EDT
UT Date & Time2022-05-18 05:27 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle259°
Moving
Facing azimuth129.51°
First azimuth157.96°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth76.88°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object had a small flash about halfway through what i saw, it then broke up into one large trail and many smaller pieces dropping off at steeper angles before disappearing from my view.