Reports Report 3837gt (Event 3837-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3837-2017
Observer
NameBrett G
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressNew York, NY
Latitude40° 42' 14.88'' N (40.7°)
Longitude 74° 0' 21.21'' W (-74.01°)
Elevation0.26m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 15:10 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-18 19:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle92°
Moving
Facing azimuth127.53°
First azimuth113.53°
First elevation19°
Last azimuth153.85°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-25
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksIt was a bright white/blue glowing ball with a fairly long trail of light lasting about 3 seconds. It diminished to a streak of smoke lasting about another 2 seconds. The smoke trail quickly dissipated and I was able to faintly see a very small dark object traveling along the same trajectory which eventually disappeared.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI think there was a bright flash at the very beginning. I feel that's what drew it to my attention.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-