Reports Report 929ds (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameHull S
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressPlainfield, CT
Latitude41° 35' 27.56'' N (41.59°)
Longitude 71° 58' 31.69'' W (-71.98°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:50 UT
Duration≈4s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth-1°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth154°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorBright Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksLast night at about 6:50 PM I was driving south on I 395 near lisbon CT and observed a fireball almost due south. It was very bright and breaking up trailing debris. I\\\'m not sure it was earth orbit debris or a meteor.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksAs it fell, parts of the main fireball broke off and trailed the object
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-