Reports Report 3151ael (Event 3151-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3151-2019
Observer
Namewalter R
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI have seen fireballs before, usually the sequence is meteor, then flash. In this one I saw broad streak, flash, then single fragment continue in the path. The direction did not change, but the order did.
Location
Address, NJ
Latitude40° 54' 46.12'' N (40.91°)
Longitude 74° 55' 22.34'' W (-74.92°)
Elevation245.83m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-24 22:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-25 02:50 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth300°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth325°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksIt was unusual in that bright glowing train and flash appeared first and then a bullet like object emerged from the flash, continuing in the same direction. The flash was not the terminal event. It was reversed. There was only one bright fragment, continuing out of the flash in the same direction.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw a bright flash and one fragment continuing in the same direction, it seemed to be seen almost after the flash disappeared.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSee answer immediately above.