Reports Report 2069k (Event 2069-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2069-2012
Observer
NameShawn T
Experience Level2/5
Remarks2nd brightest meteor I have ever seen.
Location
AddressDeKalb, IL
Latitude41° 54' 3.79'' N (41.9°)
Longitude 88° 41' 21.16'' W (-88.69°)
Elevation269.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-12-04 21:37 CST
UT Date & Time2012-12-05 03:37 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth239.43°
First azimuth236.39°
First elevation41°
Last azimuth248.88°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-4
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksjust before it went dark the tail appeared forked for a second