Reports Report 4183a (Event 4183-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4183-2021
Observer
NameHolly B
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressEdgewood, IL
Latitude38° 52' 30.77'' N (38.88°)
Longitude 88° 40' 24.78'' W (-88.67°)
Elevation163m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-03 00:28 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-08-03 05:28 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle267°
Moving
Facing azimuth62.71°
First azimuth-
First elevation36°
Last azimuth41.66°
Last elevation39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2.5s
Length-
Remarksvery large compared to a 'shooting star' - I've never seen anything like this, it looked like a trail of fire, large and wide
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkslooked like a ball of fire dragging a trail of fire that seemed split in two, and that trail eventually faded out