Reports Report 929bs (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameLaurrie M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was like nothing I\'ve ever seen.
Location
AddressDover, NH
Latitude43° 9' 27.66'' N (43.16°)
Longitude 70° 51' 59.68'' W (-70.87°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:45 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:45 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth164°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth156°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksWe were in a vehicle
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration20s
Length-1°
RemarksThis thing was huge with a long tail. Looked like a shooting star at first, never seen one that large, last that long, dove below the trees. The entire ball of fire was white including the tail. It was spectacular. It lasted so long we were all speaking.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksIt went below the tree line in a dive, saw no explosion. It looked like it would have landed some where though as in off sixth street or near Gonic.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-