Reports Report 244x (Event 244-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 244-2015
Observer
NameMelissa I
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was by far the largest "falling ... something" I've ever seen! Much larger than a shooting star, and much closer to the earth! We feared at first it might be a plane crashing/exploding, it was so large. Hoping it was a meteor/bolide! Thanks!!
Location
Address, NH
Latitude43° 45' 36.01'' N (43.76°)
Longitude 71° 8' 13.97'' W (-71.14°)
Elevation130.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-01-31 18:39 EST
UT Date & Time2015-01-31 23:39 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle210°
Moving
Facing azimuth223.46°
First azimuth236.98°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth230.9°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe explosion appeared solid white in color, and looked very large and quite low to the earth from where we were driving (which is relatively mountainous). The terminal flash looked like the drawing of the bolide here (http://www.amsmeteors.org/fireballs/faqf/#1), except it was all white and the "flash" area was fairly round.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-