Reports Report 5311bw (Event 5311-2017)

Name Melissa J
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks The direction it was traveling is a little iffy as we were all tired and driving, also trying to recall the information a few days later
Address Elgin, IL
Latitude 42° 2' 52.37'' N (42.04788°)
Longitude 88° 20' 29'' W (-88.341388°)
Elevation 267.663m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-18 23:50 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-19 05:50 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 246°
Facing azimuth 46.04°
First azimuth 34.52°
First elevation 39°
Last azimuth 12.58°
Last elevation 29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Light Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The colors intensified and became larger in size (we were driving so it's hard to say which direction it was sorry)
Observation Unknown
Remarks -