Reports Report 454cm (Event 454-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 454-2017
Observer
NameAlicja J
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was an amazing sight. We thought it was a firework at first, disbelieving. We researched what we saw and concluded it was a fireball.
Location
AddressGlenview, IL
Latitude42° 3' 59.51'' N (42.07°)
Longitude 87° 51' 20'' W (-87.86°)
Elevation198.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-02-06 01:25 CST
UT Date & Time2017-02-06 07:25 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle122°
Moving
Facing azimuth360°
First azimuth355°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth6.14°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorLight Blue, Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLong light yellow tail with orange and red head, went dim, then bright flash like a spark, including tiny moment of blue color amid initial red and orange colors, then vanished.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-