Reports Report 3151aeg (Event 3151-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3151-2019
Observer
NameKaren T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI couldn’t make sense of the “short streak of lightning “ that I saw just before the large white ball of light & tail! This was also seen by the three others that I was with, as we looked across the sky across the horizon over the ocean. It was amazing!!
Location
Address, NJ
Latitude40° 12' 45.03'' N (40.21°)
Longitude 74° 0' 6.42'' W (-74°)
Elevation1.42m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-24 23:02 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-25 03:02 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle276°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth90°
First elevation52°
Last azimuth45°
Last elevation38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorOrange (like a very short streak of lightning) then a white ball
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-