Reports Report 1750ade (Event 1750-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1750-2016
Observer
NameYounus K
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was driving on I-89 when I saw the giant fireball near VT-NH border. The fireball appeared to be very close -- so close that I thought it would hit the ground near me.
Location
AddressHartford, VT
Latitude43° 38' 5.54'' N (43.63°)
Longitude 72° 19' 47.42'' W (-72.33°)
Elevation109.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-05-17 00:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-05-17 04:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle269°
Moving
Facing azimuth120°
First azimuth24.25°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth5.5°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length30°
RemarksA glowing line (train) that disappeared quickly
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-