Reports Report 929eg (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameFrank B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksNever seen anything this large, fast, bright in any night sky.
Location
AddressNorth Haledon, NJ
Latitude40° 57' 41.75'' N (40.96°)
Longitude 74° 11' 45.22'' W (-74.2°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 19:00 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-29 00:00 UT
Duration≈4s
Direction
Moving direction-
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth315°
First azimuth-1°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorWhite, Yellow, Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksNo sounds at all.
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length
RemarksIt was a glowing half sphere with two distinct trains that were white and yellow. It was gone after 4 or 5 seconds. It was silent.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksI watched for a flash on the horizon after losing sight and thought there was a slight golden glow in the direction it was heading but that could have been lights from a neighboring town.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-