Reports Report 1382on (Event 1382-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2016
Observer
NameHeather B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was so awesome that I looked up and saw this. Amazing!
Location
AddressWhite Heath, IL
Latitude40° 6' 20.61'' N (40.11°)
Longitude 88° 30' 17.68'' W (-88.5°)
Elevation216.18m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-15 22:40 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-16 03:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle102°
Moving
Facing azimuth265°
First azimuth255°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth280°
Last elevation36°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorBlue, Orange, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksMix of glow and smoke. It disappeared so fast. I've never seen anything like it. We live in the country and see falling stars and meteor showers often.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksExtremely bright - my husband and I both said it looked like a ball of fire
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like it exploded really fast. We wondered if it hit anything.