Reports Report 3837dn (Event 3837-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3837-2017
Observer
NameLinda M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWithout a doubt, what I witnessed today was something I have never seen or heard of before. It was so fast and beautiful, but fleeting
Location
AddressLacey Township, NJ
Latitude39° 54' 25.93'' N (39.91°)
Longitude 74° 19' 41.76'' W (-74.33°)
Elevation33.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 15:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-18 19:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth90°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksGlowing but so fast and disappeared instantly
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI thought a satellite exploded. I couldn't explain what I saw. It was only after googling meteors in the daytime that I came across the term fireball
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-