Reports Report 3262vc (Event 3262-2018)

Name Tim K
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I was standing outside watering plants and talking to a neighbor. We both saw the fireball just above our horizon to the west appearing to move south to north between houses that limited our view. It was quite large and clearly arcing toward impact.
Address Naperville, IL
Latitude 41° 44' 8.66'' N (41.73574°)
Longitude 88° 13' 2.93'' W (-88.217481°)
Elevation 214.295m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-08-27 20:40 CDT
UT Date & Time 2018-08-28 01:40 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 103°
Facing azimuth 248.9°
First azimuth 243.97°
First elevation 20°
Last azimuth 256.52°
Last elevation 10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Light yellow to pink
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
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Delayed Sound
Observation No
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Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
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Terminal flash
Observation No
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Observation No
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