Reports Report 4925h (Event 4925-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4925-2017
Observer
NameTim N
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was incredible, and I have an urge to start learning more about astronomy!
Location
AddressPlattsburgh, NY
Latitude44° 41' 25.92'' N (44.69°)
Longitude 73° 28' 7.11'' W (-73.47°)
Elevation56.62m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-08 00:42 EST
UT Date & Time2017-12-08 05:42 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle130°
Moving
Facing azimuth227.49°
First azimuth225.01°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth240.07°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksIt sounded almost like a flare of some sort, but not exactly like one and it definitely wasn’t a flare. Also sounded kind of like a jet, and I know both of those things are what people could say I saw but truthfully, it was a meteor/fireball. It was the coolest thing I’ve ever seen.
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt had two big flashes, the second one seemed to have it fragment.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like part of it exploded when it flashed for a second time.