Reports Report 168aky (Event 168-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 168-2018
Observer
NameJames J
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMy view was clear and unobstructed. I have an M.S., have taught science, and seen two other bright meteorites crossing the sky in the past 50 years. This one was coming almost straight until it exploded.
Location
AddressLake Zurich, IL
Latitude42° 11' 37.23'' N (42.19°)
Longitude 88° 5' 48'' W (-88.1°)
Elevation261.54m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-16 19:06 CST
UT Date & Time2018-01-17 01:06 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle
Moving
Facing azimuth353.61°
First azimuth-
First elevation60°
Last azimuth351.35°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorRed, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA strong bright white flare coming down then a flash fading to a distinct red.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-