Reports Report 2023ai (Event 2023-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2023-2013
Observer
NameLM L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksSaw nothing on local news, windows were down in the car, didn't notice any booms or noises. Car ahead of me in distance slowed as I did to watch in amazement. Glad I saw it, it was beautiful!
Location
AddressWorcester, MA
Latitude42° 18' 43.75'' N (42.31°)
Longitude 71° 47' 20.89'' W (-71.79°)
Elevation214.4m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-09-22 19:20 EDT
UT Date & Time2013-09-22 23:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle305°
Moving
Facing azimuth356.45°
First azimuth38.47°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth308°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorLight Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length15°
RemarksBright blue/green ball with a white undertow and long tail came across the sky from my vision on left, across direct front vision and to the left, then it was gone. I estimate the size to be the size of a regulation basketball.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-