Reports Report 3638age (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameTom S
Experience Level3/5
Remarks It was night and I was riding a motorcycle with a helmet on so only able to hear road and wind noise from riding. Object was a bright green and appeared similar to fireworks but was clearly not fireworks. Trajectory appeared downwards towards ground.
Location
AddressPhiladelphia, PA
Latitude39° 58' 28.28'' N (39.97°)
Longitude 75° 7' 0.99'' W (-75.12°)
Elevation3.44m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth17.93°
First azimuth43.4°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth0.35°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksObject was clearly fragmenting into several pieces as it burned leaving trailing fragments with brightest at head of trail.