Reports Report 305ac (Event 305-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 305-2016
Observer
NameRichard N
Experience Level4/5
RemarksMy only thought after I saw it is that it may be space junk because of the multicolored light. I thought it may be from various rare metals used in spacecraft.
Location
AddressClintondale, NY
Latitude41° 41' 47.42'' N (41.7°)
Longitude 74° 3' 38.19'' W (-74.06°)
Elevation158.4m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-25 21:41 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-26 02:41 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle160°
Moving
Facing azimuth197.27°
First azimuth180.09°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth210.77°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
Colorwhite blue red green yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length30°
Remarksthe train was a glowing sparkly line. The fireball, as it created the train went through several colors mentioned earlier, yellow, blue, green, red, multicolored!
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksthe terminal flash was just a slight pulsing increase in the brightness at the end, but it was multicolored to the end also.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-