Reports Report 3060aw (Event 3060-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3060-2015
Observer
NameBrent B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was instantly bright. I thought it was lightning at first. It lasted just a few seconds. The train was wide, bright and very sparkly.
Location
AddressStanford, IL
Latitude40° 24' 39.78'' N (40.41°)
Longitude 89° 10' 9.18'' W (-89.17°)
Elevation207.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-04 21:50 CST
UT Date & Time2015-11-05 03:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle96°
Moving
Facing azimuth274.84°
First azimuth214.38°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth228.89°
Last elevation58°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length13°
RemarksBright ball with small sparkles making up the train. The sparkles glowed for 1-2 seconds then faded out
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-