Reports Report 168akd (Event 168-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 168-2018
Observer
NameRobin B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was so fast and so bright -- I kept looking in the fields as we were driving east to see if something had landed in the area. It was an amazing experience to see a meteorite!
Location
AddressEsmond, IL
Latitude42° 0' 27.05'' N (42.01°)
Longitude 88° 59' 6'' W (-88.99°)
Elevation239.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-16 19:11 CST
UT Date & Time2018-01-17 01:11 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle38°
Moving
Facing azimuth87.87°
First azimuth77.03°
First elevation26°
Last azimuth76.1°
Last elevation12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-