Reports Report 340acp (Event 340-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 340-2016
Observer
NameRyan V
Experience Level3/5
RemarksAbsolutely clear and visible. No doubting its occurrence.
Location
AddressGreen Brook Township, NJ
Latitude40° 36' 19.63'' N (40.61°)
Longitude 74° 28' 3.44'' W (-74.47°)
Elevation17.59m
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 right to down left
Descent Angle209°
Moving
Facing azimuth237.47°
First azimuth272.26°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth250.21°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite fireball, gold tail.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksA gold colored trail
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBright white fragmentation from the head of the fireball