Reports Report 5823a (Event 5823-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5823-2018
Observer
NameDavid H
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressDes Plaines, IL
Latitude42° 1' 39.78'' N (42.03°)
Longitude 87° 54' 30.89'' W (-87.91°)
Elevation198.33m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-16 23:05 CST
UT Date & Time2018-12-17 05:05 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth175.16°
First azimuth104.01°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth169.44°
Last elevation32°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorVery Yellow-Light Orange, then brighter Yellow-White center trail with Light Yellow edges. Broken debris bits were yellow-white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksGlowing train. Colors as described before: Yellow-light orange at the start, becoming yellow-white at the terminus with light yellow edges. Trail dissipated at a consistent rate. No smoke noted.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksNo terminal flash. Fireball broke apart into 3-4 debris bits, then dissipated. Colors as described before: Yellow-white.