Reports Report 5114b (Event 5114-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5114-2017
Observer
NameBrian L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt's the second time I've seen a bolide from this locale. A little different than the last but still very memorable!
Location
AddressMorris, IL
Latitude41° 18' 27.32'' N (41.31°)
Longitude 88° 23' 2.58'' W (-88.38°)
Elevation167.71m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-14 21:27 CST
UT Date & Time2017-12-15 03:27 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle147°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth23°
First elevation71°
Last azimuth185°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorYellow, green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1.5s
Length20°
RemarksPrimary ball was cartwheeling with train behind that fragmented off, leaving glitter-like effect that dissipated.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksGlowing bits seemed to part from the primary ball, slow, then fade out.