Reports Report 2891ct (Event 2891-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2891-2015
Observer
NameTom B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIve seen 4 fireballs in my lifetime but this was the first Ive seen fragment
Location
AddressMiddleton, MA
Latitude42° 35' 57.32'' N (42.6°)
Longitude 71° 1' 19.06'' W (-71.02°)
Elevation36.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-01 17:05 EST
UT Date & Time2015-11-01 22:05 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle250°
Moving
Facing azimuth321.91°
First azimuth2.89°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth310.76°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksturned brighter than fragmented
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTurned brighter then fragmented into a couple of pieces