Reports Report 3630aj (Event 3630-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3630-2015
Observer
NameAlyssa A
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe sky was as clear as could be, and the flash was only slightly less bright than that of the full moon, which was also in the sky tonight.
Location
AddressAurora, IL
Latitude41° 44' 54.01'' N (41.75°)
Longitude 88° 14' 11.52'' W (-88.24°)
Elevation213.36m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-24 21:45 CST
UT Date & Time2015-11-25 03:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle243°
Moving
Facing azimuth307.57°
First azimuth319.36°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth302.98°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorWhite, Green, yellow around the edges, with a spot of red at the front of it's trajectory.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
RemarksAfter the bright flash faded, I saw a dull trail in the sky continue along it's original trajectory for 2 or 3 seconds. It was as if the bright flash disappeared behind a cloud and I saw it through a cloud, but the sky was completely clear.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe brightness increased just before it disappeared entirely. The light of the flash was mostly white.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-