Reports Report 454eb (Event 454-2017)

Name Harry B
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It lit up my whole field of vision and was one of the coolest things I have ever seen.
Address Sterling, IL
Latitude 41° 47' 38.22'' N (41.793949°)
Longitude 89° 40' 24.07'' W (-89.673352°)
Elevation 202.074m
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 down to up
Descent Angle -
Facing azimuth 48.74°
First azimuth 37.37°
First elevation 51°
Last azimuth 39.94°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Blue, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 15s
Length 50°
Remarks It was a smoke trail that was lit up at various times as the fireball emitted different colors of light. It was gone in about 15 seconds.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks There was a very bright initial flash of light that dimmed as it got lower on the horizon what ended with a final single Flash.
Observation No
Remarks -