Reports Report 5114b (Event 5114-2017)

Name Brian L
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It's the second time I've seen a bolide from this locale. A little different than the last but still very memorable!
Address Morris, IL
Latitude 41° 18' 27.32'' N (41.30759°)
Longitude 88° 23' 2.58'' W (-88.38405°)
Elevation 167.709m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-14 21:27 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-15 03:27 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 147°
Facing azimuth 180°
First azimuth 23°
First elevation 71°
Last azimuth 185°
Last elevation 23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Yellow, green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1.5s
Length 20°
Remarks Primary ball was cartwheeling with train behind that fragmented off, leaving glitter-like effect that dissipated.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Glowing bits seemed to part from the primary ball, slow, then fade out.