Reports Report 3638ago (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameWendy F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe meteor was bright enough to get my attention even though I was looking down at trunk of my car. It looked like it burned out quietly while still above the horizon.
Location
AddressChicopee, MA
Latitude42° 9' 56.73'' N (42.17°)
Longitude 72° 35' 49.59'' W (-72.6°)
Elevation61.95m
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 up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth322.07°
First azimuth332.53°
First elevation24°
Last azimuth313.66°
Last elevation24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length50°
RemarksLong and bright
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-