Reports Report 872h (Event 872-2013)

Name Alvin P
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It seemed like it was heading in a west or southwest direction to New Jersey. I almost thought it was an airplane streaking across the sky but it was a bluish to light green in color. The trail was blue in color.
Address New York, NY
Latitude 40° 49' 17.78'' N (40.821606°)
Longitude 73° 57' 31.47'' W (-73.958743°)
Elevation 0.68523m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2013-04-14 20:45 EDT
UT Date & Time 2013-04-15 00:45 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 225°
Facing azimuth 308.4°
First azimuth 333.82°
First elevation 36°
Last azimuth 297.18°
Last elevation 39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Blue, light green
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Heard a slight boom as if from a distant explosion. Very faint. Seemed a few seconds after I saw the flash.
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 10s
Length -1°
Remarks It was glowing but smoky at the same time. Looked like tracer fire from a fired round of a rifle.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Saw a quick flash possibly due to it exploding
Observation Unknown
Remarks -