Reports Report 3662h (Event 3662-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3662-2015
Observer
NameJohn B
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressCairo, IL
Latitude37° 47' 26.98'' N (37.79°)
Longitude 89° 13' 13.46'' W (-89.22°)
Elevation111.38m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-25 20:00 CST
UT Date & Time2015-11-26 02:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle207°
Moving
Facing azimuth330°
First azimuth280°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth250°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length15°
RemarksScattered debris as it broke up
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksWas flying a military plane at the time. The entire sky lit up (flying at FL240) and the object streaked from overhead and downward to about our 10 o'clock position. Lit up the cockpit and our loadmasters said it did the same in the cargo compartment.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBroke up after the initial flash, objet and fragments seemed to be bright white.