Reports Report 4782cz (Event 4782-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4782-2021
Observer
NameAdam Z
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe fireball was spotted by me and by my wife. Unfortunately we were in a moving car which made precisely judging the horizon difficult. She detected some green in the trail but i did not see that. Her color vision is generally better but I have more observing experience.
Location
AddressHomewood, IL
Latitude41° 33' 25.33'' N (41.56°)
Longitude 87° 41' 13.08'' W (-87.69°)
Elevation202.07m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-14 21:59 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-08-15 02:59 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle101°
Moving
Facing azimuth97°
First azimuth93.33°
First elevation18°
Last azimuth101.66°
Last elevation12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorBlue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksBright glowing trail that faded quickly. But very distinct.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksOne bright flash possibly preceded by smaller flashes.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was at least one major fragmentation. A bright flash followed by a gap in the trail then one or two smaller glowing pieces