Reports Report 1539x (Event 1539-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1539-2021
Observer
NameMaria M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have never seen anything like this before. It literally looked like a ball of fire shooting through the sky.
Location
AddressLake Barrington, IL
Latitude42° 13' 6.04'' N (42.22°)
Longitude 88° 8' 42.29'' W (-88.15°)
Elevation246.4m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-11 18:46 CST
UT Date & Time2021-03-12 00:46 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle114°
Moving
Facing azimuth321.34°
First azimuth322.49°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth315.42°
Last elevation26°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt seemed to burst into a brighter color of yellow, orange with a white(ish) trail
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-