Reports Report 3151ae (Event 3151-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3151-2019
Observer
NameLaura F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt really was beautiful. But it seemed to be shooting down were just appeared out from the east near the ocean in the high sky going west towards land. I was facing north into the city. As it traveled downward on and angle it grew brighter and larger in size.
Location
AddressAtlantic City, NJ
Latitude39° 20' 58.95'' N (39.35°)
Longitude 74° 27' 17.26'' W (-74.45°)
Elevation3.31m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-24 23:09 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-25 03:09 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle246°
Moving
Facing azimuth55°
First azimuth74.12°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth33.61°
Last elevation61°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length25°
RemarksThe trail was long and bright and left residue like glow for several seconds, light blue and white. Some spots seemed blurred other crisp.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall explosion almost as if there was a surge of energy behind it's momentum igniting it. Bright blue with a white inner light.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-