Reports Report 2716a (Event 2716-2017)

Observer
Name Lori T
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Location
Address Netcong, NJ
Latitude 40° 53' 49.41'' N (40.897057°)
Longitude 74° 41' 28.71'' W (-74.691307°)
Elevation 293.165m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-13 02:14 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-13 06:14 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 237°
Moving
Facing azimuth 14.99°
First azimuth 18.84°
First elevation 37°
Last azimuth 334.11°
Last elevation 37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 10°
Remarks Glowing train, then a break in the train. Right after the break the space object "ignited" again producing a very bright flash low on the horizon with glowing train reappearing.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The flash was very low on horizon, white and light blue.
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks One tiny fragmentation located upwards, towards the sky and not the ground, created a very short secondary glowing train.