Reports Report 3638azu (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameStephanie S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe appearance of the fireball was so vivid and bright that it was frightening. I was in the city (NY) and expected the worst. I was surprised there was no boom or crash.
Location
AddressNew York, NY
Latitude40° 44' 13.26'' N (40.74°)
Longitude 74° 0' 19.14'' W (-74.01°)
Elevation6.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth-
First elevation27°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks__
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
Remarksthere was a glowing trail that dissipated quickly.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-