Reports Report 4235hb (Event 4235-2017)

Name James K
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I've never seen a meteor so bright, especially with city lights shining, there were no other star visible in the night at that time. I checked my watch to record the time of day figuring this may be newsworthy
Address Utica, NY
Latitude 43° 6' 15.7'' N (43.10436°)
Longitude 75° 14' 0.93'' W (-75.233593°)
Elevation 128.523m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-10 21:18 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-11 02:18 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 115°
Facing azimuth 203.46°
First azimuth 226.52°
First elevation 36°
Last azimuth 269.47°
Last elevation 12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 30°
Remarks Long bright glowing light blue train, the whole meteor was extremely bright,,seemed to slow up at the end
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -