Reports Report 4989a (Event 4989-2017)

Name Paul B
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks At 10:12pm, I was facing due south watching the night sky, despite the almost full Moon. A meteor came from the north, headed due south, lasted 2 seconds, yellow/white in color. It flared up and disappeared. Orion and the rising Moon were to the east of the event.
Address Naperville, IL
Latitude 41° 41' 41.15'' N (41.694763°)
Longitude 88° 12' 32.84'' W (-88.209121°)
Elevation 203.217m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-05 22:12 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-06 04:12 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 98°
Facing azimuth 176.89°
First azimuth 174.43°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 173.54°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It streaked southbound and then flared up and disappeared
Observation No
Remarks -