Reports Report 454fa (Event 454-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 454-2017
Observer
NameJohn M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksObserved while driving on I-43 north near Newton, WI. Light green flash coming from behind me, then intensifying in brightness to the point of near daylight levels of light in a bright flash. Light then faded out in 1-2 seconds. Difficult to ascertain direction or movement of flash, as I was driving at the time and flash was quite bright at its peak.
Location
AddressNewton, WI
Latitude43° 55' 39.04'' N (43.93°)
Longitude 87° 45' 13.68'' W (-87.75°)
Elevation209.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-02-06 01:30 CST
UT Date & Time2017-02-06 07:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle30°
Moving
Facing azimuth22.62°
First azimuth-
First elevation90°
Last azimuth50.54°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-