Reports Report 3628d (Event 3628-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3628-2015
Observer
NameHans S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksDriving North on RT 1 Princeton. Caught my attention as it crossed the drivers side window pillar. 1st thought it was low, fast airplane, however too fast for aircraft. Then though meteor, however, trajectory from left to right, continued in straight line as brightness fluctuated very little. While leaning forward to keep visual contact, lost sight due to tree line. Definitely not an aircraft or satellite. I believe this was an earth grazing meteor.
Location
AddressPrinceton, NJ
Latitude40° 19' 9.5'' N (40.32°)
Longitude 74° 39' 9.62'' W (-74.65°)
Elevation27.71m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-25 04:58 EST
UT Date & Time2015-11-25 09:58 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth19.92°
First azimuth10.84°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth79.9°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-