Reports Report 1669b (Event 1669-2017)

Observer
Name ANDREA G
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Just happened to look outside briefly, sky was twilight blue and flash appeared
Location
Address Arlington, MA
Latitude 42° 25' 44.33'' N (42.42898°)
Longitude 71° 10' 12.86'' W (-71.17024°)
Elevation 73.175m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-05-15 20:44 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-05-16 00:44 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 210°
Moving
Facing azimuth 300.62°
First azimuth 318.59°
First elevation 65°
Last azimuth 320°
Last elevation 39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks Large mass (about 1/5 size of full moon) that quickly broke up into glowing fragments