Reports Report 1490d (Event 1490-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1490-2011
Observer
NameDavid S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI wouldn\'t have believed it if I hadn\'t seen it. Another man was with me in the parking lot, and he saw the same.
Location
AddressEffingham, IL
Latitude39° 6' 12.86'' N (39.1°)
Longitude 88° 32' 27.78'' W (-88.54°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-07 22:30 CST
UT Date & Time2011-12-08 04:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth93.03°
First azimuth93.45°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth110.14°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Coloryellow-white fading towar
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object traveled north to south, on a straight line parallel to the horizon to the east. Towards the end (2-3 seconds) the color changed toward the red and the object blinked out with a bright terminal flash. I saw no fragmentation and I saw nothing fall to earth. I heard nothing,
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-