Reports Report 340adp (Event 340-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 340-2016
Observer
NameBrandon J
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was flying an airplane at about 1500 feet in New Jersey on approach to Sky Manor. Video of event can be seen here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=higS-Y8be4g
Location
AddressFrenchtown, NJ
Latitude40° 35' 5.61'' N (40.58°)
Longitude 74° 56' 51.93'' W (-74.95°)
Elevation113.24m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-30 18:17 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-30 23:17 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle186°
Moving
Facing azimuth231.08°
First azimuth247.65°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth247.44°
Last elevation26°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorWhite, video picked it up so unsure of correct color
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksOne semi bright flash and then a visible fragmentation
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksWitnessed breakup during initial burst of light