Reports Report 51ct (Event 51-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 51-2017
Observer
NameMatt P
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI have seen many meteor showers and "shooting stars" but I've never seen anything like I witnessed this morning in my life. Very cool
Location
AddressLisle, IL
Latitude41° 48' 36.22'' N (41.81°)
Longitude 88° 4' 9.79'' W (-88.07°)
Elevation213.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-08 05:18 CST
UT Date & Time2017-01-08 11:18 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth89.43°
First azimuth72.42°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth105.11°
Last elevation38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a very brief bright flash before fragmenting
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt got brighter in the few seconds that it lasted and then completely fizzled/fragmented to nothing.