Reports Report 4869z (Event 4869-2017)

Name Peter F
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks This was the first time that I've seen a fireball. It was traveling about as fast as I'd expect something in freefall to travel. Expected to hear a bang, but didn't.
Address Northbrook, IL
Latitude 42° 7' 32.2'' N (42.125612°)
Longitude 87° 45' 19.09'' W (-87.755302°)
Elevation 205.814m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-03 00:30 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-03 06:30 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 148°
Facing azimuth 264.55°
First azimuth 259.4°
First elevation 64°
Last azimuth 266.71°
Last elevation 13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
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Delayed Sound
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Persistent train
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Terminal flash
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