Reports Report 1539ac (Event 1539-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1539-2021
Observer
NameLori R
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was much much bigger and brighter than a typical “shooting star”. Never seen anything like this one. So I am assuming it is likely a “fireball”. It was amazing.
Location
AddressOak Creek, WI
Latitude42° 53' 15.92'' N (42.89°)
Longitude 87° 56' 57.71'' W (-87.95°)
Elevation226.39m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-11 18:45 CST
UT Date & Time2021-03-12 00:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth217.61°
First azimuth145.15°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth275.63°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSimilar to very quiet plane engine. Soaring with dull rumble.
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-