Reports Report 3246g (Event 3246-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3246-2013
Observer
NameLoreen S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe fireball was larger in diameter than any meteor I have ever seen,
Location
AddressRochelle, IL
Latitude42° 0' 25.59'' N (42.01°)
Longitude 89° 0' 54.36'' W (-89.02°)
Elevation237.72m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-12-11 16:59 CST
UT Date & Time2013-12-11 22:59 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth69.49°
First azimuth48.87°
First elevation69°
Last azimuth72.94°
Last elevation32°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksDistinct explosive flash with glowing fragments - like fireworks (but not wide). Fragments continued on the trajectory.