Reports Report 454cm (Event 454-2017)

Name Alicja J
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was an amazing sight. We thought it was a firework at first, disbelieving. We researched what we saw and concluded it was a fireball.
Address Glenview, IL
Latitude 42° 3' 59.51'' N (42.066531°)
Longitude 87° 51' 20'' W (-87.855555°)
Elevation 198.338m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-02-06 01:25 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-02-06 07:25 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 122°
Facing azimuth 360°
First azimuth 355°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 6.14°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Light Blue, Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Long light yellow tail with orange and red head, went dim, then bright flash like a spark, including tiny moment of blue color amid initial red and orange colors, then vanished.
Observation No
Remarks -