Reports Report 5311bw (Event 5311-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5311-2017
Observer
NameMelissa J
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe direction it was traveling is a little iffy as we were all tired and driving, also trying to recall the information a few days later
Location
AddressElgin, IL
Latitude42° 2' 52.37'' N (42.05°)
Longitude 88° 20' 29'' W (-88.34°)
Elevation267.66m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-18 23:50 CST
UT Date & Time2017-12-19 05:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle246°
Moving
Facing azimuth46.04°
First azimuth34.52°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth12.58°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorLight Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe colors intensified and became larger in size (we were driving so it's hard to say which direction it was sorry)
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-