Reports Report 3228l (Event 3228-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3228-2015
Observer
NameRose W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI have seen many shooting starts with long colorfull tails, but this was a very different experience. Totally amazing!!!
Location
AddressMarlboro, VT
Latitude42° 51' 24.4'' N (42.86°)
Longitude 72° 42' 1.49'' W (-72.7°)
Elevation471.98m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-08 22:05 EST
UT Date & Time2015-11-09 03:05 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle101°
Moving
Facing azimuth60°
First azimuth50°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth80°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksI felt like I heard a noise like a flash going off on a camera and that was what made me look up, but I am not sure if the brightness was just such a burst, and was so sudden and bright that I immediately associated it with a camera like flash bulb sound!
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length50°
RemarksIt was like a Disneyland firework, with sparkles shooting and spreading out from the sides of the tail as the head moved lower on the horizon.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was like a pop, a circle which. Started small and expanded to about 5 times the size, then started a brilliant sparkling tail.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-