Reports Report 5520v (Event 5520-2017)

Name Dennis S
Experience Level 5/5
Remarks I am the current President of the Lake County Astronomical Society
Address Volo, IL
Latitude 42° 20' 33.78'' N (42.342717°)
Longitude 88° 10' 9.71'' W (-88.169364°)
Elevation 248.074m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-30 17:24 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-30 23:24 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 129°
Facing azimuth 145.25°
First azimuth 143.44°
First elevation 57°
Last azimuth 152.88°
Last elevation 28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 15°
Remarks bright glowing train
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks the flash was noticable in terms of the meteor getting larger just as it went dark but it wasn’t that much brighter, just a little bit brighter.
Observation No
Remarks -