Reports Report 244a (Event 244-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 244-2015
Observer
NameAaron V
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis HUGE bright light came over the top of my vehicle (from directly behind me) (bigger than my vehicle) it also went over top vehicles in front of me and they slammed on their breaks. Then the object broke up into several pieces and they hit the earth to the left of the highway.
Location
AddressWhitney Point, NY
Latitude42° 18' 22.36'' N (42.31°)
Longitude 75° 56' 34.89'' W (-75.94°)
Elevation328.75m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-01-31 17:34 EST
UT Date & Time2015-01-31 22:34 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle199°
Moving
Facing azimuth132.73°
First azimuth4.99°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth306.34°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt broke into a bunch of pieces and hit the earth to the left of the highway.