Reports Report 454bf (Event 454-2017)

Name Matt S
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Address Evanston, IL
Latitude 42° 2' 38.35'' N (42.043987°)
Longitude 87° 41' 58.05'' W (-87.699458°)
Elevation 181.823m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-02-06 01:24 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-02-06 07:24 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 107°
Facing azimuth 356.46°
First azimuth 337.74°
First elevation 34°
Last azimuth 358.73°
Last elevation 17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Light Yellow, then burned out Blue.
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 20°
Remarks Looked like sparks were coming off it.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Really bright blue flash and explosion of sparks.
Observation Yes
Remarks Looked like sparks.