Reports Report 1383a (Event 1383-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1383-2011
Observer
NameMike S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWhen I entered town, I saw a friend at a stop light and asked if he witnessed it. He confirmed. I also heard from a friend approxiamately 15 west who witnessed as well. I was struck by how close it appeared to be and how \"straight down\" it was heading.
Location
AddressChampaign, IL
Latitude40° 7' 11.2'' N (40.12°)
Longitude 88° 17' 44.76'' W (-88.3°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-11-19 21:10 CST
UT Date & Time2011-11-20 03:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth85.84°
First azimuth86.24°
First elevation42°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
Colorchanged colors green to y
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksThis was brief but a light of yellowish white...fell into the lighting haze of Champaign-Urbana.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-