Reports Report 1084i (Event 1084-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1084-2018
Observer
NameAaron S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI have never seen any falling object this bright or persisting after breaking up like this. Amazing sight!
Location
AddressRushville, IL
Latitude40° 9' 45.15'' N (40.16°)
Longitude 90° 38' 12.08'' W (-90.64°)
Elevation193.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-03-19 06:30 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-03-19 11:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle247°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth210°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth170°
Last elevation14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmented into multiple pieces and all pieces were quite bright. Brightness flared up as it was breaking apart.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksMultiple bright pieces with flare up in brightness as it broke apart. Pieces seemed to be persisting as it dove below my view behind a distant tree line.