Reports Report 3837el (Event 3837-2017)

Name Laurel K
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I was heading onto Cape Cod over the Sagamore Bridge at approx. 3:10 and the fireball flew/arced off to my right (southwest?). I thought it was a daytime comet as it had a tail, and contacted NOAA who directed me to this website.
Address Bourne, MA
Latitude 41° 46' 35.7'' N (41.776582°)
Longitude 70° 32' 37.51'' W (-70.543753°)
Elevation -
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 15:10 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-18 19:10 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 72°
Facing azimuth 51.24°
First azimuth 59.92°
First elevation 42°
Last azimuth 55.71°
Last elevation 60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color it was a white/light yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
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Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
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Persistent train
Observation No
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Length -
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Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
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Observation Unknown
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