Reports Report 3837fm (Event 3837-2017)

Name Sarah B
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks The streak of the occurrence was very wide. Not like a shooting star that has a very think streak across the sky. Line Started off white for about 3 seconds, changed multiple colors for about 1.5-2.5 seconds afterwards, then turned into a white ball for .5-1 seconds afterwards.
Address Commack, NY
Latitude 40° 50' 24.02'' N (40.840005°)
Longitude 73° 17' 29.01'' W (-73.291391°)
Elevation 39.235m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 15:00 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-18 19:00 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 95°
Facing azimuth 120°
First azimuth 90°
First elevation 65°
Last azimuth 130°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Light Blue, Orange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks A bright white (ball) explosion, then it immidiately disappeared. There wasn’t fragmentation, just stayed in a bright ball.
Observation No
Remarks -