Reports Report 3837bj (Event 3837-2017)

Name Nicole C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I have a photo that I took several minutes after the initial sighting, of the contrail looking thing that then lasted in the sky for ~60 minutes after the sighting. If you would like it just email me!
Address Waterbury, CT
Latitude 41° 33' 16.17'' N (41.554493°)
Longitude 73° 3' 18.78'' W (-73.055218°)
Elevation 95.918m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 14:59 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-18 18:59 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 82°
Facing azimuth 167.33°
First azimuth 117.87°
First elevation 36°
Last azimuth 187.23°
Last elevation 37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Light Blue, Orange, Light Yellow, White, silvery
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration -
Length 55°
Remarks the glow trail lasted a couple of seconds as it flew by, but the contrail looking thing in the sky afterwards lasted ONE HOUR
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks not large, it was like it got brighter with a flash and then it was gone.
Observation No
Remarks -