Reports Report 8176b (Event 8176-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8176-2020
Observer
NameKenneth M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt seemed very low and close almost like I was going to see an impact flash but I disappeared over some hills.
Location
AddressWaltham, MA
Latitude42° 24' 42.03'' N (42.41°)
Longitude 71° 15' 28.94'' W (-71.26°)
Elevation58.38m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-12-29 04:21 EST
UT Date & Time2020-12-29 09:21 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth221.59°
First azimuth251.77°
First elevation48°
Last azimuth198.08°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration30s
Length60°
RemarksSeemed a smoke trail the moon was full and I was driving southward so I seen the trail for at least 30 seconds.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-