Reports Report 1098f (Event 1098-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1098-2019
Observer
NameMARY L
Experience Level4/5
RemarksAn interesting sight; have not previously seen a large meteor that left no trail of debris that remained visible even briefly.
Location
AddressGardner, MA
Latitude42° 33' 4.73'' N (42.55°)
Longitude 71° 57' 57.84'' W (-71.97°)
Elevation326.45m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-03-08 21:22 EST
UT Date & Time2019-03-09 02:22 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle186°
Moving
Facing azimuth272°
First azimuth270°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth272°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorMostly white with green tinted trail
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs the object traveled west it was beginning to fragment when it became no longer visible. No distinct separation observed; no trail remained behind.