Reports Report 1750ao (Event 1750-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1750-2016
Observer
NameMark T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI happen to be looking out the window while watching tv on the couch and saw this fireball come from straight up and then straight down through the sky to the horizon. Incredibly bright. Awesome sight.
Location
AddressFitchburg, MA
Latitude42° 33' 51.86'' N (42.56°)
Longitude 71° 48' 35.94'' W (-71.81°)
Elevation234.07m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-05-17 00:51 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-05-17 04:51 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth31.28°
First azimuth32.94°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth31.53°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorLight Blue, Green, Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-