Reports Report 3837ec (Event 3837-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3837-2017
Observer
NameJean C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI'm totally willing to accept that this may have been something else, I just can't imagine what, though. Also, time is estimated- it may have been as early as 2:15 or as late as 3:00. I was driving, so I didn't think to jot down the time
Location
AddressBrooklyn, CT
Latitude41° 47' 56.53'' N (41.8°)
Longitude 71° 54' 10.06'' W (-71.9°)
Elevation72.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 14:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-18 18:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle146°
Moving
Facing azimuth149.05°
First azimuth156.82°
First elevation48°
Last azimuth181.4°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorWhite, but the tail it left behind it almost looked iridescent/rainbowy in flashes? In a vague way, not super overtly. At least I think so, it was only for a second and I was very surprised.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt went steadily along it's short arc but right before it seemed to blink out of sight it flashed more brightly (white)
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-