Reports Report 244am (Event 244-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 244-2015
Observer
NameElizabeth M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was quite large and beautiful- at first I thought it was a flashing light in the sky but then realized it held on longer and the tail was fantastic .. stretched across the sky!!!
Location
AddressWells, ME
Latitude43° 20' 19.99'' N (43.34°)
Longitude 70° 38' 9.01'' W (-70.64°)
Elevation56.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-01-31 18:15 EST
UT Date & Time2015-01-31 23:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle258°
Moving
Facing azimuth315.57°
First azimuth279.47°
First elevation47°
Last azimuth225.92°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3.5s
Length50°
Remarksglowing, long trail with extremely bright white/yellow tip/center
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-