Reports Report 1382ir (Event 1382-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2016
Observer
NameKris M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksFast moving fireball moving south east on the horizon. My first experience seeing a fireball.
Location
AddressWestmont, IL
Latitude41° 47' 32.74'' N (41.79°)
Longitude 87° 58' 22.44'' W (-87.97°)
Elevation226.59m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-15 21:50 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-16 02:50 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle99°
Moving
Facing azimuth186.38°
First azimuth190.8°
First elevation
Last azimuth248.73°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorPurple, Blue, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length10°
Remarksglowing train of red and purple following a blue fireball lasting for about 2 or 3 seconds behind the fireball
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-