Reports Report 1750aez (Event 1750-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1750-2016
Observer
NameKatherine D
Experience Level3/5
Remarks What first caught my attention was the fact that our woods lit up. I looked out the window at that moment and saw a bright large purple ball with a large yellow contrail in the sky.
Location
AddressRowley, MA
Latitude42° 43' 34.66'' N (42.73°)
Longitude 70° 53' 52.23'' W (-70.9°)
Elevation14.45m
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 Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth341.92°
First azimuth330.71°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth341.21°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorPurple
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-