Reports Report 8052dd (Event 8052-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8052-2021
Observer
NameAndrew H
Experience Level4/5
RemarksVery cool, and I feel very lucky to have seen it and participate in this data gathering.
Location
AddressDix Hills, NY
Latitude40° 49' 25.48'' N (40.82°)
Longitude 73° 22' 7.95'' W (-73.37°)
Elevation52.25m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-11-23 20:04 EST
UT Date & Time2021-11-24 01:04 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle91°
Moving
Facing azimuth261.98°
First azimuth270°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth277.55°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksA glowing train that faded very quickly with 2 seconds.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI was driving in my car at the time looking mostly westward. Suddenly a very bright light appeared and it too was moving to the west. Almost instantly it brightened like a flash, broke into 2 distinct pieces that faded from view about 1-2 seconds later. One piece was brighter than the other.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI was driving in my car at the time looking mostly westward. Suddenly a very bright light appeared and it too was moving to the west. Almost instantly it brightened like a flash, broke into 2 distinct pieces that faded from view about 1-2 seconds later. One piece was brighter than the other.