Reports Report 3060ax (Event 3060-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3060-2015
Observer
NameGraefnitz C
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI was driving alone about 50mph, heading west on Rt.17, looking out the driver side window to the south when I seen it start to light up the sky, it got very bright green, had a smoke train, than flashed bright green and broke apart into fragments. Since i was driving I didn't want to take my eyes off of it, but had to glance back at the road. It lasted about 5 seconds total.
Location
AddressKankakee, IL
Latitude41° 7' 5.87'' N (41.12°)
Longitude 87° 56' 11.37'' W (-87.94°)
Elevation189.27m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-04 21:45 CST
UT Date & Time2015-11-05 03:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle99°
Moving
Facing azimuth215.67°
First azimuth196.67°
First elevation49°
Last azimuth240.68°
Last elevation37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorDark Green, Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length20°
Remarksit was a green train, it light up brighter and brighter until it broke apart into a shower of sparks. It looked like a firework coming out of the sky.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash was a very bright green
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt had green and white fragments