Reports Report 1750ace (Event 1750-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1750-2016
Observer
NameCarolyn H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was so cool to see!
Location
AddressBrunswick, ME
Latitude43° 54' 58.83'' N (43.92°)
Longitude 69° 58' 3.79'' W (-69.97°)
Elevation19.9m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-05-17 00:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-05-17 04:50 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle118°
Moving
Facing azimuth346.99°
First azimuth309.68°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth339.98°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt 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.