Reports Report 4704i (Event 4704-2018)

Name Derek C
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was very bright and appeared to be very large in the sky until I lost site behind the trees. It appeared extremely large and was much brighter than any meteors I’ve ever seen before. There were almost visible flames on the outside and a large bright center.
Address Vestal, NY
Latitude 42° 4' 9.26'' N (42.06924°)
Longitude 75° 57' 31.57'' W (-75.95877°)
Elevation 356.288m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-11-07 20:03 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-11-08 01:03 UT
Duration <1s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 166°
Facing azimuth 305.75°
First azimuth 310.5°
First elevation 47°
Last azimuth 319.8°
Last elevation 18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Orange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration 1s
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Small bursts and flashes off the sides as it streaked through the sky