Reports Report 3384hb (Event 3384-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3384-2014
Observer
NameRobert M
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressWoodstown, NJ
Latitude39° 35' 10.54'' N (39.59°)
Longitude 75° 20' 38.73'' W (-75.34°)
Elevation17.14m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-03 20:30 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-04 01:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth280.28°
First azimuth302.5°
First elevation52°
Last azimuth274.15°
Last elevation31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorBlue, Green, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
Remarksglowing blue green to yellow white trail with dropping debris which turned yellow as the pieces went vertical.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmentation started half way into view and ended with what seemed like complete disintegration. The fireball burned as if it were made up of copper with some ferrous metals. My first thoughts were of a satellite re-entry.