Reports Report 6278b (Event 6278-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6278-2019
Observer
NameNikki J
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI am still in awe. I can’t figure out what I saw and stared at the sky for about a half hour afterwards hoping to see something more, but I never did. I may never know, but it was so cool and mysterious. I hope this information is helpful.
Location
AddressChicago, IL
Latitude41° 42' 13.93'' N (41.7°)
Longitude 87° 39' 54.83'' W (-87.67°)
Elevation191.33m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-12-06 18:15 CST
UT Date & Time2019-12-07 00:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle343°
Moving
Facing azimuth87.48°
First azimuth60.77°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth55.7°
Last elevation60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was a very bright, orange flame colored burst in the sky was that appeared to be moving upward. It happened so fast and I saw no trail left behind. It was there and then it was gone in the blink of an eye. I can’t believe I happened to be looking up at that exact moment.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-