Reports Report 3837do (Event 3837-2017)

Name Patti A
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I just happened to look up at the sky which was bright blue, no clouds in the sky today, thinking how beautiful it was outside, when I spotted this. I have never seen anything like this before during daytime hours. It was so cool!
Address Hudson, NY
Latitude 42° 13' 28.96'' N (42.224711°)
Longitude 73° 51' 19.97'' W (-73.855546°)
Elevation 46.577m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 15:11 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-18 19:11 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 101°
Facing azimuth 111°
First azimuth 111°
First elevation 65°
Last azimuth 120°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color White with a flash of yellow and orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 20°
Remarks White
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The ball glowed yellow,orange, red, then disappeared
Observation No
Remarks -