Reports Report 3638aik (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameJeanne-Marie L
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt had a trail like a comet. It looked like it was going to crash into a house a few blocks away. I was waiting for a sound or shake but it seemed to explode into green light like a firework.
Location
AddressValley Stream, NY
Latitude40° 40' 10.79'' N (40.67°)
Longitude 73° 43' 20.11'' W (-73.72°)
Elevation6.77m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth19.76°
First azimuth40.3°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth333.21°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorGreen, Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length30°
RemarksOrange yellow and white looked on fire. I thought a comet was about to crash into a house a few blocks away.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-