Reports Report 1867a (Event 1867-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1867-2018
Observer
NameMarty T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis rare event made it a night to remember & a very special occasion.
Location
AddressNew York, NY
Latitude40° 44' 9.03'' N (40.74°)
Longitude 73° 59' 27.64'' W (-73.99°)
Elevation12.16m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-05-25 21:48 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-05-26 01:48 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle130°
Moving
Facing azimuth210°
First azimuth220°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth275°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksWhen it caught my eye, I was scared! It was like an explosion with a long tail of light. I wonder if any other New Yorkers saw this beautiful display?! I hope so!
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash was reddish orange & the tail formed an arc & was yellowish white.