Reports Report 454eb (Event 454-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 454-2017
Observer
NameHarry B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt lit up my whole field of vision and was one of the coolest things I have ever seen.
Location
AddressSterling, IL
Latitude41° 47' 38.22'' N (41.79°)
Longitude 89° 40' 24.07'' W (-89.67°)
Elevation202.07m
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 down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth48.74°
First azimuth37.37°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth39.94°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorBlue, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length50°
RemarksIt was a smoke trail that was lit up at various times as the fireball emitted different colors of light. It was gone in about 15 seconds.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a very bright initial flash of light that dimmed as it got lower on the horizon what ended with a final single Flash.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-