Reports Report 3246ag (Event 3246-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3246-2013
Observer
NameBerndt J
Experience Level3/5
RemarksGod's Universe is beautiful.
Location
AddressRockford, IL
Latitude42° 15' 55.86'' N (42.27°)
Longitude 88° 59' 26.11'' W (-88.99°)
Elevation265.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-12-11 17:15 CST
UT Date & Time2013-12-11 23:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth83°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth90°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorYellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIf memory serves, I saw it falling with a whitish color, and then it exploded with yellow color, into about 5 small fragments which in turn trailed down and burned out above the horizon.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-