Reports Report 7116cj (Event 7116-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 7116-2021
Observer
NameRichard N
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe trail was what was strangest because it travelled straight then it dipped down after the first second but threw yellow lights to the sides of the trail (roughly 10-12 lights visibly counted before they disappeared)
Location
AddressRolling Meadows, IL
Latitude42° 4' 56.91'' N (42.08°)
Longitude 88° 0' 16.21'' W (-88°)
Elevation217.77m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-30 20:32 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-31 01:32 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle240°
Moving
Facing azimuth268.34°
First azimuth279.25°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth259.2°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorGreen, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
RemarksGlowing train that appeared for a couple seconds. Light yellow and it almost threw small lights to the sides of it as the green light travelled
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA bright green flash then it disappeared
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-