Reports Report 4111ar (Event 4111-2017)

Name Sara G
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I observed this from inside my car, driving north on the Taconic Parkway. It looked so close, a bright bluish white with a yellow tail. It almost looked like it was in the trees. It was unlike anything I've ever seen. Wow!
Address Fishkill, NY
Latitude 41° 26' 57.27'' N (41.449242°)
Longitude 73° 49' 8.51'' W (-73.819031°)
Elevation 324.618m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-03 19:00 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-11-03 23:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 259°
Facing azimuth 359.11°
First azimuth 27.68°
First elevation 15°
Last azimuth 315.62°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Light Blue, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
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Delayed Sound
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Persistent train
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Terminal flash
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Observation Unknown
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