Reports Report 3837at (Event 3837-2017)

Name George B
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I was driving when I saw this. I can't be the only person that saw this as people started braking when it flashed midway through its trajectory.
Address Piscataway Township, NJ
Latitude 40° 33' 8.8'' N (40.552445°)
Longitude 74° 24' 44.74'' W (-74.412427°)
Elevation 35.333m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 14:57 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-18 18:57 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 98°
Facing azimuth 107.11°
First azimuth 82.44°
First elevation 59°
Last azimuth 126.82°
Last elevation 51°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Light Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 30s
Length 99.99°
Remarks The train glowed getting brighter and darker
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -