Reports Report 1362hh (Event 1362-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1362-2017
Observer
NameWalter B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe largest shooting star I have ever seen! Huge and with undulating edges as it fell. Very noticeable color. Disappeared behind the tree line, but left a bold, glowing trail. A friend and I were walking on the street and we both witnessed it. Very powerful image.
Location
AddressBrookhaven, NY
Latitude40° 45' 47.93'' N (40.76°)
Longitude 72° 54' 54.84'' W (-72.92°)
Elevation1.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-14 22:08 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-15 02:08 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle160°
Moving
Facing azimuth353.46°
First azimuth350.2°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth358.98°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorLight Blue, Green, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3.5s
Length10°
Remarkswide and bright, long-lasting
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-