Reports Report 454fe (Event 454-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 454-2017
Observer
NameRickard K
Experience Level2/5
RemarksGo to Railstream.biz Go to live cams Chesterton West MP CD 481.2 NS Chicago Line Dearborn Division Northwest camera 45 miles from chicago Rileys roadhouse
Location
AddressChesterton, IN
Latitude41° 36' 42.77'' N (41.61°)
Longitude 87° 3' 20.92'' W (-87.06°)
Elevation196.69m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-02-06 01:15 CST
UT Date & Time2017-02-06 07:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle70°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth150°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth150°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length25°
RemarksIt was this bright flash on the live cam then you could see it slowly burn out and a greyish trail developed. It was like a grey smoke.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA slow big ball of light came into view on the live cam. Everything looked like day then it slowly burned out and parts of it floated off.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter the light dimmed you could see little parts breaking off Chesterton Indiana Live cam Railstream LLC Chesterton West camera.