Reports Report 929s (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameBecky H
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressJohnson, VT
Latitude44° 40' 42.53'' N (44.68°)
Longitude 72° 44' 43.03'' W (-72.75°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:45 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:45 UT
Duration≈4s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth191°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth206°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Coloryellow white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksMaybe 10 seconds after seeing the meteor I heard a sound like an airplane which lasted about 5 seconds. My neigborhood is very quiet and there did not appear to be any planes in the sky.
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length10°
RemarksThe train was glowing but faded to look like smoke. There appeared to be sparks within the smoke. There\\\'s a mountain ridge on the southern horizon and the meteor dissappeared behind it so I can\\\'t estimate the full length of the train.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
RemarksThe meteor disappeared behind a mountain range on the southern horizon so I did not see it all the way to the end.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-