Reports Report 2023bn (Event 2023-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2023-2013
Observer
NameJohn H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksBrightest and most spectacular object I've ever seen in the sky next to the Northern Lights. It was so large I thought someone had thrown a firework just above the hood of my car.
Location
AddressMilton, MA
Latitude42° 12' 4.42'' N (42.2°)
Longitude 71° 7' 9.77'' W (-71.12°)
Elevation68.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-09-22 19:39 EDT
UT Date & Time2013-09-22 23:39 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth358.57°
First azimuth70.53°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth317.95°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorBlue, Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1.5s
Length12°
Remarkslooked like a 4th of July sparkler had been waived across the sky
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLots of little sparkler flashes