Reports Report 929ep (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameSteven
Experience Level1/5
RemarksAll I saw was a big flash in the sky and I looked in the sky and for three seconds I saw a fireball falling to the ground and eventually disappearing in the air.
Location
AddressGreenwich, NJ
Latitude39° 25' 30.2'' N (39.43°)
Longitude 75° 17' 50.24'' W (-75.3°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 19:20 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-29 00:20 UT
Duration≈3s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth315°
First azimuth-1°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colorred
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length30°
Remarksglowing train that decreased in size over time
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw the fireball break into fragments when it disappeared
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-