Reports Report 5332q (Event 5332-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5332-2017
Observer
NameAugustus M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI just need to research fireballs , " I was almost floored by what I witnessed "
Location
Address, NY
Latitude40° 39' 36.72'' N (40.66°)
Longitude 73° 58' 8.26'' W (-73.97°)
Elevation31.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-19 17:25 EST
UT Date & Time2017-12-19 22:25 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle80°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth192.59°
First elevation85°
Last azimuth288.43°
Last elevation55°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length15°
RemarksIt was a very huge brilliant white ball, with a tail maybe twice as long ,leaving what looked like a straight very long thick cloud left in the sky , it came out of Nowhere ? Was amazing.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFrom my prospective if was the brightest thing I ever saw in the night sky ( the size of a 1/3 the size of the Moon ) Sprays of white light streaking around It . Than gone in a Blur
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBrilliant white sprays of light coming off the Ball.