Reports Report 1196d (Event 1196-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1196-2020
Observer
NameAllan W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was really awesome! Very bright. I was driving at the time
Location
AddressClinton, NJ
Latitude40° 38' 29.71'' N (40.64°)
Longitude 74° 53' 54.01'' W (-74.9°)
Elevation74.16m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-03-08 01:26 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-03-08 07:26 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle133°
Moving
Facing azimuth70°
First azimuth40°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth65°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAt end of event, head of it seemed to brighten and enlarge
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSome icees appeared to separate at end of event, but entire fireball disappeared as that was happening