Reports Report 454ab (Event 454-2017)

Name Timothy E
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was very cool to see this event. It was a very bright light that caught my attention. Incredible sight.
Address Chicago, IL
Latitude 41° 47' 59.13'' N (41.799759°)
Longitude 87° 36' 18.04'' W (-87.60501°)
Elevation 181.337m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-02-06 01:26 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-02-06 07:26 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 166°
Facing azimuth 358.84°
First azimuth 353.81°
First elevation 48°
Last azimuth 359.89°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 0.5s
Length 20°
Remarks A glowing trail that faded the center of the source of light
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Looked like silver and yellow sparks trailing the light green center.