Reports Report 3837ec (Event 3837-2017)

Observer
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
Location
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
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 146°
Moving
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)
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -