Reports Report 5311bq (Event 5311-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5311-2017
Observer
NameAdam M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt looked larger than any other meteor I have ever seen. It was also the brightest. I also have never seen a meteor that was 3 different colors. (Blue, green, and orange) It was absolutely amazing!
Location
AddressSycamore, IL
Latitude41° 58' 40.37'' N (41.98°)
Longitude 88° 41' 51.14'' W (-88.7°)
Elevation265.47m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-18 23:30 CST
UT Date & Time2017-12-19 05:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle10°
Moving
Facing azimuth60.48°
First azimuth69.45°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth57.91°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorBlue, Green, Orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksThe train was initially blue, then green. It slowed down and turned orange as it broke apart into 3 separate pieces.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt slowed down, turned orange and then broke apart.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw it slow down, turn orange, and then break apart.