Reports Report 1382ib (Event 1382-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2016
Observer
NameMatthew S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI feel super lucky, this meteor was amazing to see. I was just walking out of my house and it came into view over the top of the house, so my duration estimate might be a bit short.
Location
AddressPalos Heights, IL
Latitude41° 40' 14.74'' N (41.67°)
Longitude 87° 47' 14.53'' W (-87.79°)
Elevation190.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-15 22:10 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-16 03:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle104°
Moving
Facing azimuth180.38°
First azimuth152.53°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth231.95°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length30°
RemarksLong light blue train that lasted about 2 seconds behind the meteor. It didn't last too long, but it was across a large part of the sky. I didn't see the beginning, it cam into view over the roof of my house.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOnly a couple small off-shoots in the middle of the siting.