Reports Report 3638aem (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameMelanie K
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was in the car with an astrophysicist who casually noted that it had to be a bolide or meteor. she was driving, so didn't get to see it as well as I did.
Location
AddressMohawk, NY
Latitude43° 1' 12.54'' N (43.02°)
Longitude 75° 0' 58.9'' W (-75.02°)
Elevation154.39m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:31 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:31 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth123.7°
First azimuth69.57°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth79.6°
Last elevation43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorYellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksat least one bright streak came off the primary streak.