Reports Report 3837hg (Event 3837-2017)

Name Jose P
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I'm on the 42nd floor of the Empire State Building and it was fairly close, bright and sparkled and coming in hot.
Address New York, NY
Latitude 40° 44' 54.13'' N (40.74837°)
Longitude 73° 59' 7.68'' W (-73.985468°)
Elevation 14.653m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 14:48 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-18 18:48 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 118.07°
First azimuth 119.78°
First elevation 14°
Last azimuth 137.01°
Last elevation 14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Light Blue, Orange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 30°
Remarks Sparks were shooting out leaving a grey smoke trail.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -