Reports Report 2313b (Event 2313-2017)

Name Tom W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks 4 people saw it. Surprised it lasted so long. Travelled all the way across the sky. The sky was extremely clear that night. We were in an area with very little artificial light. Could have been a burning space object?
Address Nantucket, MA
Latitude 41° 15' 25.69'' N (41.257137°)
Longitude 70° 8' 56.28'' W (-70.148967°)
Elevation 2.275m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-07-16 21:45 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-07-17 01:45 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 91°
Facing azimuth 282.75°
First azimuth -
First elevation 83°
Last azimuth 81.09°
Last elevation 64°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -