Reports Report 1e (Event 1-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1-2018
Observer
NameS P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI am over 60 and have observed meteor showers from various locations, including from a mountaintop (out in the country) up in Maine during a pitch black night. I am more than a casual observer, but do not consider myself to be an amateur astronomer. I have never seen a shooting that was as large as this. I was on the hilltop to take photographs of the sunset & moonrise (nearly full supermoon). I was not expecting to see a meteor shower and was on the phone at the time, so it took me by surprise. I can tell from my phone log that it occurred sometime between 7:55 and 8 p.m. .
Location
AddressCoral Springs, FL
Latitude26° 16' 1.01'' N (26.27°)
Longitude 80° 17' 6.67'' W (-80.29°)
Elevation14.21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-31 20:00 EST
UT Date & Time2018-01-01 01:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle284°
Moving
Facing azimuth315°
First azimuth335°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth101.5°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorWhite, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length20°
RemarksSimilar to a shooting star, but much larger
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-