Reports Report 4824d (Event 4824-2017)

Name Mark G
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I've seen many meteors and the occasional space junk barreling through our atmosphere. Judging by the size and duration of this fireball, I'd have to say it was man made.
Address Oak Park, IL
Latitude 41° 52' 23.58'' N (41.873217°)
Longitude 87° 48' 6.24'' W (-87.801733°)
Elevation 184.664m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-30 18:15 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-01 00:15 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 195°
Facing azimuth 95.7°
First azimuth 50°
First elevation 65°
Last azimuth 71.08°
Last elevation 50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks When the fireball subsided I could see smaller bright bits ejecting from it.