Reports Report 1750bf (Event 1750-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1750-2016
Observer
NameAmanda M
Experience Level2/5
Remarksheading to burlington vt from malone ny (taking ferry). had the light from the meteor stayed you could have easily read a book. the blues were so bright with greens swirled in. the center was a HUGE firey blaze. it crumbled apart just before it faded. Ferry boat capitan states he also saw it.
Location
AddressWest Chazy, NY
Latitude44° 47' 5.48'' N (44.78°)
Longitude 73° 33' 38.92'' W (-73.56°)
Elevation174.46m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-05-17 00:55 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-05-17 04:55 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle261°
Moving
Facing azimuth166.43°
First azimuth168.46°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth120.21°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorLight Blue, Green, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length40°
Remarkssky lit up blues and greens. the objject itself was firey yellows are reds. it broke into pieces halfway through in a bright flash . first thought was that I was watching a plane crash.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks2/3 way through whitish flash as it broke apart
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks2/3 way through it split into pieces