Reports Report 1490aa (Event 1490-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1490-2011
Observer
NameTamara
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe train had a break in it, approximately in the middle.
Location
AddressChicago , IL
Latitude41° 49' 31.88'' N (41.83°)
Longitude 87° 37' 35.21'' W (-87.63°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-07 22:40 CST
UT Date & Time2011-12-08 04:40 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth84.78°
First azimuth93.54°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth112.24°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colorwhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a sudden increase in the intensity of the white light, followed by an immediate dimming and subsequent disappearance of the fireball.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-