Reports Report 1382ai (Event 1382-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2016
Observer
NameBrian P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksBiggest longest brightest i've ever seen and with texture and color. Live in wide open farm country and have sailed at night multiple times a year for 30 years.
Location
AddressWyoming, IL
Latitude41° 2' 47.82'' N (41.05°)
Longitude 89° 40' 45.6'' W (-89.68°)
Elevation212.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-15 22:18 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-16 03:18 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle99°
Moving
Facing azimuth190°
First azimuth180°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth225°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorBlue, Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkslike it was breaking apart with fragments breaking off and slowing down and turning blueish