Reports Report 5332q (Event 5332-2017)

Name Augustus M
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I just need to research fireballs , " I was almost floored by what I witnessed "
Address , NY
Latitude 40° 39' 36.72'' N (40.6602°)
Longitude 73° 58' 8.26'' W (-73.96896°)
Elevation 31.154m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-19 17:25 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-19 22:25 UT
Duration <1s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 80°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 192.59°
First elevation 85°
Last azimuth 288.43°
Last elevation 55°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 15s
Length 15°
Remarks It was a very huge brilliant white ball, with a tail maybe twice as long ,leaving what looked like a straight very long thick cloud left in the sky , it came out of Nowhere ? Was amazing.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks From my prospective if was the brightest thing I ever saw in the night sky ( the size of a 1/3 the size of the Moon ) Sprays of white light streaking around It . Than gone in a Blur
Observation Yes
Remarks Brilliant white sprays of light coming off the Ball.