Reports Report 5450iy (Event 5450-2017)

Name Dana R
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Very cool experience!
Address Amsterdam, NY
Latitude 42° 49' 55.71'' N (42.832143°)
Longitude 74° 14' 8.87'' W (-74.235796°)
Elevation 267.277m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-26 17:52 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-26 22:52 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 187°
Facing azimuth 75.45°
First azimuth 69.93°
First elevation
Last azimuth 58.04°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -21
Color Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Remarks Glowing train .. It looked like a firework trail, or a rocket with a tail. I actually wondered if someone launched a bomb or rocket.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -