Reports Report 2380ar (Event 2380-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2380-2021
Observer
NameStephen D
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt seemed very close. I was astounded by its brightness and how it broke up into separate pieces. I felt like I was flying and close to it. The colors were fascinating. It felt like I could go and find it. I kind of expected to hear sirens from emergency vehicles.
Location
AddressNewburyport, MA
Latitude42° 49' 15.68'' N (42.82°)
Longitude 70° 54' 37.51'' W (-70.91°)
Elevation27.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-04-18 20:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-04-19 00:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle243°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth45°
First elevation18°
Last azimuth35°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt broke into thirds just before disappearing over the tree line. It was similar to a sparkler used on the fourth of July
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt broke into thirds. The tails were orange. The rest was white.