Reports Report 1750bg (Event 1750-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1750-2016
Observer
NameCharles B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksA roof blocked the first second or 2, but it lit up the area brighter than direct car headlights. then rapidly dimmed, but still large and bright white appearing when it was close to the horizon.
Location
AddressSaco, ME
Latitude43° 28' 21.73'' N (43.47°)
Longitude 70° 23' 6.58'' W (-70.39°)
Elevation4.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-05-17 01:02 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-05-17 05:02 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle143°
Moving
Facing azimuth345.84°
First azimuth313.06°
First elevation62°
Last azimuth349.83°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkssmall fragments breaking off just before it blinked out