Reports Report 3837at (Event 3837-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3837-2017
Observer
NameGeorge B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was driving when I saw this. I can't be the only person that saw this as people started braking when it flashed midway through its trajectory.
Location
AddressPiscataway Township, NJ
Latitude40° 33' 8.8'' N (40.55°)
Longitude 74° 24' 44.74'' W (-74.41°)
Elevation35.33m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 14:57 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-18 18:57 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle98°
Moving
Facing azimuth107.11°
First azimuth82.44°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth126.82°
Last elevation51°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorLight Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration30s
Length99.99°
RemarksThe train glowed getting brighter and darker
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-