Reports Report 454hf (Event 454-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 454-2017
Observer
NameTim J
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI'm a heavy equipment operator on the south shore of Lake Michigan in East Chicago Indiana. I was on break in my machine when I saw what I initially thought was a plane falling, it was an incredible site to see for sure. It lit the entire lake up a bright green color.
Location
AddressEast Chicago, IN
Latitude41° 40' 59.21'' N (41.68°)
Longitude 87° 25' 21.41'' W (-87.42°)
Elevation181.6m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-02-06 01:24 CST
UT Date & Time2017-02-06 07:24 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle106°
Moving
Facing azimuth5.98°
First azimuth349.58°
First elevation34°
Last azimuth97.13°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksLike a glowing smoke trail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was a bright green flash
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-