Reports Report 2023al (Event 2023-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2023-2013
Observer
NameJohn K
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe object seemed to just appear suddenly, relatively high in the sky. I was facing north and it descended on a mild downward slope in an east to west direction and I lost sight of it because of trees and houses. Affter I lost sight of it a few seconds later we heard a boom - not loud, but definitely audible.
Location
AddressPeabody, MA
Latitude42° 31' 47.62'' N (42.53°)
Longitude 70° 56' 14.72'' W (-70.94°)
Elevation24.78m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-09-22 19:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2013-09-22 23:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth35°
First azimuth35°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSounded like a sonic boom
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-