Reports Report 929m (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameJohn H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was extremely bright and lit up my entire yard. It almost seemed like lightning had gone off until i looked up and saw something fly slowly across the sky
Location
Addressmendham, NJ
Latitude40° 46' 54.34'' N (40.78°)
Longitude 74° 36' 33.52'' W (-74.61°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:43 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:43 UT
Duration≈4s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth170°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth171°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorBright Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarksseemed sort of like a hissing sound
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
RemarksA very bright blue glowing trail, seemed to light up the whole sky like a firework went off over me. The tail seemed to be very bright
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-