Reports Report 4235an (Event 4235-2017)

Name Loren M
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Was driving west on route 17 from Monroe towards Chester and saw meteor streak at 45 degree angle from sky. Lost it behind trees in field by sugar load my Chester exit. It was huge. It looked like red ball with white streak following. It was bright and fast. Like a comet almost.
Address Chester, NY
Latitude 41° 21' 8.73'' N (41.352425°)
Longitude 74° 14' 42.31'' W (-74.245087°)
Elevation 128.198m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-10 21:20 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-11 02:20 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 243°
Facing azimuth 15°
First azimuth 45°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 300°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 10°
Remarks White red
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -