Reports Report 340aap (Event 340-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 340-2016
Observer
NameDawn R
Experience Level1/5
RemarksAs I watched the white fireball with its orange/yellow burning tail fall from the sky, it just burnt out before coming in contact with the trees or ground. I was traveling west and it was in the southwestern sky.
Location
AddressManorville, NY
Latitude40° 49' 43.61'' N (40.83°)
Longitude 72° 45' 47.38'' W (-72.76°)
Elevation22.01m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-30 18:15 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-30 23:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle206°
Moving
Facing azimuth242.78°
First azimuth284.73°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth236.27°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length-
RemarksThe long train behind the bright white light was orange/yellow in color.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-