Reports Report 2891dz (Event 2891-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2891-2015
Observer
NameJohn B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksAlso witnessed in the same location by my girlfriend, and confirmed with a close by hiker that it was a meteor. (I'm used to shooting star-like things at night, have never seen a fireball with smoke trail at sunset/dusk such as this)
Location
AddressFramingham, MA
Latitude42° 19' 12.42'' N (42.32°)
Longitude 71° 27' 50.3'' W (-71.46°)
Elevation71.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-01 17:40 EST
UT Date & Time2015-11-01 22:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle244°
Moving
Facing azimuth332.3°
First azimuth349.33°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth319.02°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Green, Yellow, Light Yellow, I'm colorblind.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
Remarksglow followed by smoke
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-