Reports Report 454ac (Event 454-2017)

Name Allan F
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I was in a brightly lit room. I noticed the fireball through the blinds in the window in front of me. At first, I thought it was a very low plane heading towards MKE, but when I looked directly at it, I recognized that it was a fireball.
Address West Allis, WI
Latitude 43° 0' 3.99'' N (43.001109°)
Longitude 87° 58' 41.49'' W (-87.978192°)
Elevation 208.306m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-02-06 01:26 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-02-06 07:26 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 150°
Facing azimuth
First azimuth 350°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth
Last elevation 35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks The fireball seemed to break into small pieces a second before disappearing.