Reports Report 5809ee (Event 5809-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5809-2022
Observer
NameTaneisha C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was driving home from school when the bright light cause my eye. It was quick and looked like it was falling to the earth. It seemed it was getting closer to the earth, so close I thought it may have fell here in Hempstead. I actually stopped my car in case it fell in front of me. It was round with a bright white fiery tail.
Location
AddressHempstead, NY
Latitude40° 42' 2.21'' N (40.7°)
Longitude 73° 36' 14.75'' W (-73.6°)
Elevation18.19m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-09-02 23:28 EDT
UT Date & Time2022-09-03 03:28 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle144°
Moving
Facing azimuth359.1°
First azimuth261.76°
First elevation17°
Last azimuth319.98°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-