Reports Report 2069ai (Event 2069-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2069-2012
Observer
NameMoses L
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was a wonderful experience, driving for business in pitch black rural IL and seeing this light up!
Location
AddressDwight, IL
Latitude41° 2' 3.31'' N (41.03°)
Longitude 88° 26' 4.02'' W (-88.43°)
Elevation203.23m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-12-04 21:30 CST
UT Date & Time2012-12-05 03:30 UT
Duration?
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth263.21°
First azimuth249°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth259.16°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length30°
Remarksglowing chain with hint of smoke at end
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarksthe orange "ball" suddenly expanded (to me) ever so slightly then fizzled out
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-