Reports Report 1382fx (Event 1382-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2016
Observer
NameMary N
Experience Level1/5
RemarksFireball was very low in the sky going from east to west sky when I saw it through the my south house window. It had a blue center and yellow tail. When I saw it, it was so low in the sky that I was waiting to hear an explosion after I lost sight of it. I did not hear anything though but it was crashing to earth low in the sky when I saw it.
Location
AddressOrland Park, IL
Latitude41° 38' 48'' N (41.65°)
Longitude 87° 51' 11.93'' W (-87.85°)
Elevation211.22m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-15 22:15 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-16 03:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle117°
Moving
Facing azimuth203.84°
First azimuth78.18°
First elevation-
Last azimuth273.98°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-25
ColorBlue, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-