Reports Report 168akh (Event 168-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 168-2018
Observer
NameBruce C
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI knew exactly what it was. My friend driving thought it was a firework. Hence her first time. It was pretty large and the brightest I've ever seen.
Location
AddressChicago, IL
Latitude41° 59' 50.24'' N (42°)
Longitude 87° 42' 51.22'' W (-87.71°)
Elevation180.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-16 19:09 CST
UT Date & Time2018-01-17 01:09 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle190°
Moving
Facing azimuth89.03°
First azimuth-
First elevation45°
Last azimuth64.79°
Last elevation28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorLight Blue, Green, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksTowards the end it appeared to burst. Following a bright light and several flashes
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-