Reports Report 3837eb (Event 3837-2017)

Name Barbara P
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was an amazing sight. It looked like a huge shooting star with a tail but during broad daylight. I’ve never seen anything like it.
Address Lawrence Township, NJ
Latitude 40° 18' 59.9'' N (40.31664°)
Longitude 74° 44' 13.09'' W (-74.73697°)
Elevation 57.792m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 15:01 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-18 19:01 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 289°
Facing azimuth 15.54°
First azimuth 347.81°
First elevation 69°
Last azimuth 52.13°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length -
Remarks A glowing bright trail with sparkles during a bright sunny afternoon
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -