Reports Report 3385p (Event 3385-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3385-2014
Observer
NamePeter W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI have seen many falling stars out on Cape Cod but this one seemed very large and close to Earth as if it could have landed somewhere upstate. The tail was long and thick and seemed to have sparkles.
Location
AddressHyde Park, NY
Latitude41° 47' 4.83'' N (41.78°)
Longitude 73° 55' 59.28'' W (-73.93°)
Elevation57.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-07 18:56 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-07 23:56 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth303.81°
First azimuth301.37°
First elevation63°
Last azimuth309.15°
Last elevation31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-