Reports Report 5450gw (Event 5450-2017)

Name Alice W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I was in my car and saw it only as it came into view in my front window frame. The sky was clear and very dark. It appeared in the north-northeast, over Vermont Green Mountains.
Address Granville, NY
Latitude 43° 21' 6.91'' N (43.351919°)
Longitude 73° 19' 8.01'' W (-73.318891°)
Elevation 271.536m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-26 17:50 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-26 22:50 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 241°
Facing azimuth 34°
First azimuth 34.73°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 20°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Just before disappearing, there was a short trail of glowing fragments coming straight off the end.