Reports Report 1382md (Event 1382-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2016
Observer
NameJennifer K
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressRantoul, IL
Latitude40° 18' 44.06'' N (40.31°)
Longitude 88° 6' 39.45'' W (-88.11°)
Elevation219.27m
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 Angle129°
Moving
Facing azimuth264.57°
First azimuth231.44°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth284.9°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksVery light, thin gray/green trail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like a huge bottle rocket, bright green. Lasted 2-5 seconds total then disappeared.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe meteor was falling and just before it "died' a green 'spark' popped off.