Reports Report 678cp (Event 678-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 678-2021
Observer
NameJay F
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI know it seemed to be headed west. Something alerted me to the sky, possibly a sound, I looked up and for a brief second saw what I thought was a falling star, then a bright light. That was it. Thought I was seeing things. Wondered if it was a plane exploding. Cloudy evening.
Location
AddressIndianola, IL
Latitude39° 55' 39.65'' N (39.93°)
Longitude 87° 43' 17.59'' W (-87.72°)
Elevation199.6m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-03 20:00 CST
UT Date & Time2021-02-04 02:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle266°
Moving
Facing azimuth275.17°
First azimuth278.48°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth289.18°
Last elevation60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksReally quick trail with bright flash lasting only seconds.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-