Reports Report 454fe (Event 454-2017)

Name Rickard K
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Go to Go to live cams Chesterton West MP CD 481.2 NS Chicago Line Dearborn Division Northwest camera 45 miles from chicago Rileys roadhouse
Address Chesterton, IN
Latitude 41° 36' 42.77'' N (41.61188°)
Longitude 87° 3' 20.92'' W (-87.055811°)
Elevation 196.686m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-02-06 01:15 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-02-06 07:15 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 70°
Facing azimuth 90°
First azimuth 150°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 150°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 25°
Remarks It was this bright flash on the live cam then you could see it slowly burn out and a greyish trail developed. It was like a grey smoke.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks A slow big ball of light came into view on the live cam. Everything looked like day then it slowly burned out and parts of it floated off.
Observation Yes
Remarks After the light dimmed you could see little parts breaking off Chesterton Indiana Live cam Railstream LLC Chesterton West camera.