Reports Report 1490ab (Event 1490-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1490-2011
Observer
NameGeff P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt appeared bright white first then quickly turned blue/green then possible red for a short time before the terminal white flash. All total I say about 3 seconds. The moon light and thin clouds prevented seeing any train.
Location
AddressBreese, IL
Latitude38° 36' 54.46'' N (38.62°)
Longitude 89° 35' 43.42'' W (-89.6°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-07 22:40 CST
UT Date & Time2011-12-08 04:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth88.84°
First azimuth31.64°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth113.81°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
Colorwhite then blue/green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksI was traveling in a car and unable to hear any sounds
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksWhite flash then short spark like fragmentation
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-