Reports Report 1382du (Event 1382-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2016
Observer
NameSolt D
Experience Level4/5
RemarksAnother Tax Day Fireball! I saw the Wisconsin fireball on April 14 several years ago.
Location
AddressRolling Meadows, IL
Latitude42° 4' 32.23'' N (42.08°)
Longitude 88° 1' 41.02'' W (-88.03°)
Elevation221.1m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-15 22:12 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-16 03:12 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth99°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth133°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length50°
RemarksI was driving at the time of viewing and remember not seeing a smoke trail, but a glowing train the same color of the fireball (blue)
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-