Reports Report 6509a (Event 6509-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6509-2021
Observer
NameTroy B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI have never seen anything, this big, this bright, I was in my hot tub, looking up, actually stopped, looked down to rest my neck, then the light from it caught my attention and I looked up, probably only seen it half way across my field of view but it was huge, lit up the sky, amazing
Location
AddressMetamora, IL
Latitude40° 48' 57.84'' N (40.82°)
Longitude 89° 26' 55.24'' W (-89.45°)
Elevation211.58m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-12 22:55 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-13 03:55 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle103°
Moving
Facing azimuth177.95°
First azimuth310.53°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth299.96°
Last elevation60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorMostly white with blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like a part broke off at an angle and dimmed quickly, it was going a little more away from me