Reports Report 1518g (Event 1518-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1518-2011
Observer
NameGary K
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe length of the burn might have been visible for a longer period of time but since I was in my car, we only witnessed the last two and a half seconds as it past down through the view of my windsheild.
Location
AddressClyde, NY
Latitude43° 5' 19.6'' N (43.09°)
Longitude 76° 51' 52.56'' W (-76.86°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-12 18:05 EST
UT Date & Time2011-12-12 23:05 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth325.16°
First azimuth263.96°
First elevation62°
Last azimuth338.96°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksMy wife and I were in a parked vehicle with the windows up, so no sound was available to us.
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1.5s
Length15°
RemarksMy observation was the last two and a half seconds of it\'s life, it was a solid fireball slightly larger than the width of it\'s train. The fireball went out and the train/trail broke up with sparkles at the end of it\'s train as it burned out.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksThe fireball went out and the train/trail broke up with sparkles at the end of it\'s train as it burned out.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-