Reports Report 1382vd (Event 1382-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2016
Observer
NameSharon M
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI had never seen a meteor of this brilliance or magnitude. Stunning.
Location
AddressRockford, IL
Latitude42° 17' 36.99'' N (42.29°)
Longitude 89° 4' 14.78'' W (-89.07°)
Elevation226.49m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-15 22:15 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-16 03:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth188.86°
First azimuth174.43°
First elevation
Last azimuth215.46°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorGreen, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length-
RemarksThe train was green and lingered. I ran to the front of the the house to see because it seemed SO low and saw what seemed to be a green smokey haze in the sky.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-