Reports Report 5255c (Event 5255-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5255-2020
Observer
NameDiana D
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressWillow Springs, IL
Latitude41° 44' 25.3'' N (41.74°)
Longitude 87° 51' 41.88'' W (-87.86°)
Elevation190.04m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-18 20:30 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-19 01:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle79°
Moving
Facing azimuth51.09°
First azimuth54.15°
First elevation66°
Last azimuth61.07°
Last elevation64°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksInitially, there was an almost red line in the sky that exploded into a bright orange thing which looked like a shooting star. It lasted no more than a second and I just happened to be looking in the right place at the right time. There was a small trail that could have been smoke but I am not sure.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-