Reports Report 4869t (Event 4869-2017)

Name Sherrie T
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I was just driving home and it passed right overhead, scared the daylights out of me!
Address Creston, IL
Latitude 41° 56' 2.59'' N (41.934054°)
Longitude 88° 58' 41.16'' W (-88.978099°)
Elevation 267.413m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-03 00:24 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-03 06:24 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 174°
Facing azimuth 273.09°
First azimuth 275.1°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 272.77°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 30°
Remarks It's hard for me to describe in these kinds of details - it was large (much bigger than shooting stars and I could actually see the fire in the trail, so it wasn't very high)
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -