Reports Report 2715af (Event 2715-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2715-2022
Observer
NameSamantha B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI've seen very tiny "shooting stars" before, but this caught my eye and nearly frightened me. I just didn't comprehend what I was looking at because it seemed far too large to be a meteor, but after researching a bit, realized it fit the bill.
Location
AddressNewfane, NY
Latitude43° 16' 45.09'' N (43.28°)
Longitude 78° 44' 24.78'' W (-78.74°)
Elevation105.31m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-05-08 22:31 EDT
UT Date & Time2022-05-09 02:31 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle220°
Moving
Facing azimuth1.75°
First azimuth22.89°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth4.18°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt expanded in at the very end, or seemed to. It was the biggest fireball I've seen; thought it was a plane in the far distance, crashing and on fire but then it (I'm guessing burnt up) and disappeared. I was driving with the windows up and didn't hear anything.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-