Reports Report 1750be (Event 1750-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1750-2016
Observer
NameThomas S
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressConcord, MA
Latitude42° 27' 23.18'' N (42.46°)
Longitude 71° 21' 25.26'' W (-71.36°)
Elevation40.82m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-05-17 00:52 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-05-17 04:52 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle164°
Moving
Facing azimuth35.97°
First azimuth37.15°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth40.9°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorLight Blue, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length40°
RemarksWhite smoke with a light blue halo illuminated by the flash
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe was one medium flash, 15 degrees later a brighter flash, then one or two flashes dimmer than the first obscured from view by a one level building about 100 ft across the street directly below the fireball.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI was told by a police officer who also saw it that it flashed and split in two near the horizon.