Reports Report 4531js (Event 4531-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4531-2018
Observer
NameAshley K
Experience Level2/5
RemarksBrightest fireball I’ve ever seen, we frequently see them traveling this part of Illinois
Location
AddressBrownstown, IL
Latitude38° 58' 59.59'' N (38.98°)
Longitude 88° 57' 10.8'' W (-88.95°)
Elevation175.93m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-11-02 19:20 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-11-03 00:20 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle344°
Moving
Facing azimuth242.99°
First azimuth227.97°
First elevation66°
Last azimuth230.83°
Last elevation37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorGreen, Light Green, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length-
RemarksGlowing train that followed it until we lost sight
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAppeared to spark and flash as it fell. Very very bright
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAppeared to have sparks emitting from it!