Reports Report 2928m (Event 2928-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2928-2019
Observer
NameMichael G
Experience Level2/5
RemarksAnyone else driving down route 24 that day must have seen it too. It was a very prominent bright object in the sky. Very cool.
Location
Address, MA
Latitude41° 58' 25.04'' N (41.97°)
Longitude 71° 1' 35.32'' W (-71.03°)
Elevation22.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-07 15:35 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-07 19:35 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle190°
Moving
Facing azimuth188.61°
First azimuth187.92°
First elevation48°
Last azimuth187.28°
Last elevation14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration60s
Length20°
RemarksSmoke trail. I was driving on the highway and soon got off an ramp, lost sight of the trail to know how long it remained.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFor the first second or so, a 'glint' caught my attention, then from 2-3 secs it progressively increased to a full fireball in brightness.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-