Reports Report 1848e (Event 1848-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1848-2012
Observer
Namekristen H
Experience Level4/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressPennellville, NY
Latitude43° 15' 2.06'' N (43.25°)
Longitude 76° 13' 40.78'' W (-76.23°)
Elevation128.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-11-12 02:00 EST
UT Date & Time2012-11-12 07:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth334.48°
First azimuth351.18°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth2.71°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorPurple, Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2.5s
Length12.5°
Remarksit started out purple then faded to blue then to white. and when the "smoke" was gone for a split second you could see glowing chunks that also faded away.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksit started out as a regular meteor then a bright purple flash that faded away after a few seconds
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksafter about 2 second the smoke trail went away and there was glowing chunks in it that also faded after another second