Reports Report 454by (Event 454-2017)

Name Melissa W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This was like nothing is have ever seen before.
Address Machesney Park, IL
Latitude 42° 21' 28.03'' N (42.357786°)
Longitude 89° 2' 22.07'' W (-89.039464°)
Elevation 224.56m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-02-06 01:35 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-02-06 07:35 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From right to left
Descent Angle 270°
Facing azimuth 264.52°
First azimuth 0.11°
First elevation 58°
Last azimuth 305.36°
Last elevation 61°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I saw an extremely bright flash that lit up the entire area around me, followed by two shorter slightly less bright blinkside. Almost like a camera flash but way brighter than any camera possible.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -