Reports Report 3837ge (Event 3837-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3837-2017
Observer
NameJohn Y
Experience Level3/5
RemarksDash cam video and the photo do not show the real extent of this. It was very noticeable to the naked eye.
Location
AddressRoxbury Township, NJ
Latitude40° 52' 18.44'' N (40.87°)
Longitude 74° 38' 42.4'' W (-74.65°)
Elevation223.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 15:01 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-18 19:01 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle109°
Moving
Facing azimuth134.06°
First azimuth109.22°
First elevation28°
Last azimuth113.11°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorDark Purple - I am partially color blind so it's hard for me to be certain. To me, it looks metallic.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksappeared as one bright white flash (which is what my dash cam picked up) - dash cam did not pick up trail but I saw it
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter first flash, saw two more flashes (see video)