Reports Report 2110a (Event 2110-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2110-2018
Observer
NameP S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was much larger than any shooting star that I had seen in the past. Extremely bright, almost looked like a firework shooting horizontally across the sky in a perfectly straight line. Leaving a long trail behind.
Location
AddressLudlow, MA
Latitude42° 11' 44.04'' N (42.2°)
Longitude 72° 29' 51.92'' W (-72.5°)
Elevation97.57m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-06-17 22:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-06-18 02:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle271°
Moving
Facing azimuth68.82°
First azimuth72.7°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth39.34°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length10°
RemarksWhite glowing train breaking up at the end, almost a comet-like appearance.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-