Reports Report 3384ft (Event 3384-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3384-2014
Observer
NameJackie E
Experience Level5/5
RemarksI wasn't even sure it was a meteor, it was THAT bright and THAT big, with chunks falling off of it (behind it). I said to my daughter, "If this isn't a meteor, it's a plane crash."
Location
AddressGloucester Township, NJ
Latitude39° 50' 11.02'' N (39.84°)
Longitude 75° 3' 31.08'' W (-75.06°)
Elevation3.25m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-03 20:30 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-04 01:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth305.32°
First azimuth323.28°
First elevation22°
Last azimuth317.56°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length-
RemarksIt looked like falling, glowing chunks. I thought they were parts of a plane.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFalling, glowing chunks.