Reports Report 229h (Event 229-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 229-2018
Observer
NameMea C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksNo sound whatsoever, VERY fast moving, the flash didn't cause any light changes at ground level-no shadows. Terminal flash appeared to be a barely bigger than a q-tip cotton tip held at arm's length.
Location
AddressEau Claire, WI
Latitude44° 48' 42.26'' N (44.81°)
Longitude 91° 29' 1.83'' W (-91.48°)
Elevation264.8m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-18 20:46 CST
UT Date & Time2018-01-19 02:46 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth90°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth90°
Last elevation90°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorLight Blue, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length25°
RemarksTrain started right above my head and headed towards the east. Thin line of yellow with a bluish online. The train was visible until a second or two after the fireball terminated.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksJust a second or two after I saw the fireball, and train, it flashed and was gone. In all the decades of looking at showers, this was the fastest moving one I've ever seen.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-