Reports Report 5162g (Event 5162-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5162-2016
Observer
NameMichelle Q
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI had been looking west admiring the moon in the dark sky at 6:42 AM when the fireball appeared briefly traveling from northwest to southeast.
Location
AddressSmithtown, NY
Latitude40° 50' 49.78'' N (40.85°)
Longitude 73° 15' 13.25'' W (-73.25°)
Elevation23.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-12-14 06:42 EST
UT Date & Time2016-12-14 11:42 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth250.06°
First azimuth256.87°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth222.82°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorBlue, Green, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt suddenly appeared as a burst of glowing green and blue colors as it broke apart.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt broke into about 3 pieces before burning out and disappearing.