Reports Report 3837hz (Event 3837-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3837-2017
Observer
NameLynne U
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe fireball was seen traveling left to right (we were traveling north on PA turnpike - near Allentown, going towards Philadelphia. When we first saw it, it seemed to be a light, metallic blue - but as it traveled across the sky, it turned quite green - then seemed to burst white, and disappeared completely.
Location
AddressAllentown, PA
Latitude40° 34' 52.72'' N (40.58°)
Longitude 75° 33' 35.5'' W (-75.56°)
Elevation113.42m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 15:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-18 19:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth170°
First azimuth84.96°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth261.88°
Last elevation39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Blue, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-