Reports Report 3837eb (Event 3837-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3837-2017
Observer
NameBarbara P
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was an amazing sight. It looked like a huge shooting star with a tail but during broad daylight. I’ve never seen anything like it.
Location
AddressLawrence Township, NJ
Latitude40° 18' 59.9'' N (40.32°)
Longitude 74° 44' 13.09'' W (-74.74°)
Elevation57.79m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 15:01 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-18 19:01 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle289°
Moving
Facing azimuth15.54°
First azimuth347.81°
First elevation69°
Last azimuth52.13°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksA glowing bright trail with sparkles during a bright sunny afternoon
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-