Reports Report 1071r (Event 1071-2017)

Name Eva S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I saw the whole thing from beginning to end, it entered the atmosphere with a tail and then boom it was gone. My car was pointed in the exact direction to see it , i was looking forward and there it was,
Address Hamburg, NY
Latitude 42° 48' 1.39'' N (42.800385°)
Longitude 78° 48' 54.62'' W (-78.815171°)
Elevation 185.286m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-22 06:20 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-22 10:20 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 269°
Facing azimuth 19.53°
First azimuth 30.53°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 12.31°
Last elevation 39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks i saw the fireball start streaking then, in a flash it was gone up in the sky- like a fire cracker exploding
Observation No
Remarks -