Reports Report 305ae (Event 305-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 305-2016
Observer
NameSusan R
Experience Level2/5
Remarksthis is the second fireball I have seen in 6 months
Location
AddressSeaford, NY
Latitude40° 41' 31'' N (40.69°)
Longitude 73° 29' 14.31'' W (-73.49°)
Elevation13.37m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-25 21:42 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-26 02:42 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle250°
Moving
Facing azimuth262.75°
First azimuth274.88°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth267.98°
Last elevation41°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Blue, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration7s
Length30°
Remarkslong glowing tail appeared narrow at first then definite "head" emerged
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksnarrow bright flash terminated with bright white flash and then suddenly it was gone
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksafter bright white flash several orange sparks floated slower in same direction that object had been traveling them they went out