Reports Report 3638ano (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameSteve S
Experience Level3/5
Remarksfireball seemed to lose intensity as it crossed the sky. tail glowed colorfully in the atmosphere.
Location
AddressIslip, NY
Latitude40° 44' 41.34'' N (40.74°)
Longitude 73° 12' 45.85'' W (-73.21°)
Elevation7.24m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:28 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:28 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth8.1°
First azimuth20.86°
First elevation16°
Last azimuth324.76°
Last elevation12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14.65
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration7s
Length
Remarksglowing orange/yellow tail that slightly decreased as the object (seemed to) burn out
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-