Reports Report 5480br (Event 5480-2018)

Name Peter P
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Very bright white L.E.D. looking light. Thought it was an airplane at first due to a near by airport.
Address Fishers Island, NY
Latitude 41° 17' 13.06'' N (41.286962°)
Longitude 71° 59' 31.33'' W (-71.992037°)
Elevation -2.041426m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-10 16:45 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-10 21:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 33°
Facing azimuth 203.46°
First azimuth 245.27°
First elevation 49°
Last azimuth 191.37°
Last elevation 33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks A smaller light broke off and trailed behind until they both disappeared about a second later.