Reports Report 340acv (Event 340-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 340-2016
Observer
NameMary L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI am uncertain about my angles and exact location because it was dark and I was on the phone. It was a fantastic experience!!
Location
AddressAtlantic City, NJ
Latitude39° 21' 29.09'' N (39.36°)
Longitude 74° 27' 58.85'' W (-74.47°)
Elevation1.1m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-30 18:16 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-30 23:16 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle215°
Moving
Facing azimuth245.65°
First azimuth336.63°
First elevation57°
Last azimuth296.91°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorVery pale almost white blue and then very pale almost white yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs the fireball streaked downward towards the Earth, it appeared to sort of 'melt' or crumble apart.