Reports Report 4827bx (Event 4827-2017)

Name Julie C
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Just feel lucky to have witnessed such a beautiful event.
Address Lacey Township, NJ
Latitude 39° 50' 41.5'' N (39.84486°)
Longitude 74° 9' 43.34'' W (-74.16204°)
Elevation 2.209m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-02 03:10 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-02 08:10 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 251°
Facing azimuth 277.99°
First azimuth 302.58°
First elevation 43°
Last azimuth 275.62°
Last elevation 14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Purple, Pink, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The huge white ball with a huge train exploded just above the horizon. The scale of the entire thing was phenomenal!
Observation Yes
Remarks When it exploded a large field of violet color with light yellow around the perimeter appeared.