Reports Report 3638afz (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameTom O
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWas driving on a suburban road. Saw it ahead of me.
Location
AddressMorris Plains, NJ
Latitude40° 51' 27.45'' N (40.86°)
Longitude 74° 27' 8.38'' W (-74.45°)
Elevation111.59m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth22.01°
First azimuth34.54°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth6.95°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.5s
Length
RemarksAs it burned out, there were some segments that were slower than the object
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs it burned out, there were some fragments that were slower than the object. They turned toward the earth and burned out quickly.