Reports Report 929dk (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameFrank W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was very big and bright, It looked like the after-burn of a missile coming from the sky, but without sound.
Location
AddressWestport, CT
Latitude41° 7' 30.36'' N (41.13°)
Longitude 73° 21' 14.13'' W (-73.35°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:50 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:50 UT
Duration≈3s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth170°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth172°
Last elevation44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colorblue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-1s
Length30°
RemarksIt was a bright blue fireball, with a long trailing whitish blue tail, rapidly descending. There was overcast as well and it was clear in sight, so i know it was close, maybe over Norwalk or Wilton
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-