Observer Name Carolyn H Experience Level 3/5 Remarks This was so cool to see!
Location Address Brunswick, ME Latitude 43° 54' 58.83'' N (43.92°) Longitude 69° 58' 3.79'' W (-69.97°) Elevation 19.9m
Time and Duration Local Date & Time 2016-05-17 00:50 EDT UT Date & Time 2016-05-17 04:50 UT Duration ≈1.5s
Direction Moving direction From up left to down right Descent Angle 118°
Moving Facing azimuth 346.99° First azimuth 309.68° First elevation 21° Last azimuth 339.98° Last elevation 11°
Brightness and color Stellar Magnitude -13 Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound Observation No Remarks -
Delayed Sound Observation No Remarks -
Persistent train Observation No Duration - Length - Remarks -
Terminal flash Observation Unknown Remarks -
Fragmentation Observation Yes Remarks It was a wide elongated streak (I estimate about 2 to 3 thumbnail widths at when arm stretched out), and two or three brief sparks or expulsions came from the streak as it shot over head. Overall it looked a bit like phosphorous as it ignites.