Reports Report 5480b (Event 5480-2018)

Name Jean B
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I was facing south and it appeared to travel west to east, but due to time in sky with limited travel and arc/angle across sky, perhaps travel from northeast to southwest somewhere south side of Long Island or Atlantic Ocean.
Address Commack, NY
Latitude 40° 49' 36.55'' N (40.82682°)
Longitude 73° 17' 35.35'' W (-73.293152°)
Elevation 37.169678m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-10 17:02 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-10 22:02 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 81°
Facing azimuth 183°
First azimuth 200°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 170°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Blue, Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks Began as bright comet like (classic shooting star) with a tail then as a bright light with no tail, then dimmed to “planet brightness” before disappearing
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Dimmed then brightened before disappearing. It didn’t seem like an explosion, more like a “re-invorgoration”
Observation No
Remarks -