Reports Report 2891gc (Event 2891-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2891-2015
Observer
NameDeborah E
Experience Level3/5
RemarksAbsolutely amazed at how large, how bright & how LOW this fireball was. Definietly below cloud ceiling, and heading to smash into someone/something.....somewhere in New Hampshire, Vermont or Eastern NY,we fear.....
Location
AddressFitchburg, MA
Latitude42° 33' 9.3'' N (42.55°)
Longitude 71° 47' 0.02'' W (-71.78°)
Elevation150.84m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-01 17:06 EST
UT Date & Time2015-11-01 21:06 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle254°
Moving
Facing azimuth320°
First azimuth
First elevation25°
Last azimuth280°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Blue, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksfireball eventually broke off into 2 pieces. the smaller one, which extinguished quickly; the other piece, large, stayed "lit" for several seconds more, then went out.....