Reports Report 1750abb (Event 1750-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1750-2016
Observer
NameEdward K
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI just thought to see if anyone had reported a meteor at that time and was relieved that they did! I believe I saw a small piece of it come through the trees in my back yard.
Location
AddressPelham, NH
Latitude42° 45' 6.09'' N (42.75°)
Longitude 71° 16' 52.23'' W (-71.28°)
Elevation55.92m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-05-17 00:55 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-05-17 04:55 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle207°
Moving
Facing azimuth357.44°
First azimuth357.21°
First elevation
Last azimuth1.22°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw an object come through the trees in my back yard, very bright trailing sparks, it seemed to hit a tree and veered off to the east before I believe it hit the ground close to my house.