Reports Report 3837ec (Event 3837-2017)

Name Jean C
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I'm totally willing to accept that this may have been something else, I just can't imagine what, though. Also, time is estimated- it may have been as early as 2:15 or as late as 3:00. I was driving, so I didn't think to jot down the time
Address Brooklyn, CT
Latitude 41° 47' 56.53'' N (41.799036°)
Longitude 71° 54' 10.06'' W (-71.902795°)
Elevation 72.862m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 14:30 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-18 18:30 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 146°
Facing azimuth 149.05°
First azimuth 156.82°
First elevation 48°
Last azimuth 181.4°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -21
Color White, but the tail it left behind it almost looked iridescent/rainbowy in flashes? In a vague way, not super overtly. At least I think so, it was only for a second and I was very surprised.
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It went steadily along it's short arc but right before it seemed to blink out of sight it flashed more brightly (white)
Observation No
Remarks -