Reports Report 340abw (Event 340-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 340-2016
Observer
NameIsmael M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis fireball was big, bright, and break up of debris was very noticeable.
Location
AddressPortsmouth, NH
Latitude42° 54' 36.39'' N (42.91°)
Longitude 70° 52' 31.09'' W (-70.88°)
Elevation17.21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-30 18:15 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-30 23:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle145°
Moving
Facing azimuth199.85°
First azimuth124.15°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth171.61°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksGlowing white trail ended a second after fireball broke apart and disappeared
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt came in as a big fireball than broke apart into 3 fireball explosions. Disappeared before the 3 fireballs were fully separated.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksDisappeared as it was breaking into 3 fireballs. Noticeable flames and breaking of fragments. Bright fireball.