Reports Report 929ch (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameEd B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksWe were on the Mass Turnpike, heading west, about 3 mi east of the Upton/Marlborough border marker. It was LARGE, green, and appeared to tumble slightly, while shedding sparks.
Location
AddressStafford Springs, CT
Latitude42° 12' 21.2'' N (42.21°)
Longitude 71° 33' 30'' W (-71.56°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:46 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:46 UT
Duration≈5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth225°
First azimuth313°
First elevation36°
Last azimuth62°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksWe were driving on the mass pike, radio on. Couldn\'t hear anything outside the car.
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
RemarksI kept waiting to see it burst, to see if it was a large firework. None occurred.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-