Reports Report 4054c (Event 4054-2017)

Name Samuel F
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks What I saw was beautiful and brief.. but I've seen enough of them to know that I got very lucky to be able to witness one so close and bright (in New York City no less).
Address , NY
Latitude 40° 43' 49.4'' N (40.73039°)
Longitude 73° 51' 24.59'' W (-73.85683°)
Elevation 17.49m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-31 00:30 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-31 04:30 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 91°
Facing azimuth 328.94°
First azimuth 301.83°
First elevation 56°
Last azimuth 8.6°
Last elevation 53°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks There was definitely a one bigger fireball, but it looked like it was closely trailing a smaller fireball in front of it. Probably a fragment.