Reports Report 4757y (Event 4757-2018)

Name Kim E
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks SO bright, it lit up the ground. Also it seemed very low, about 1000 ft and traveling nearly horizontal to the ground.
Address Algonquin, IL
Latitude 42° 9' 36.1'' N (42.160029°)
Longitude 88° 21' 38.44'' W (-88.360678°)
Elevation 275.99m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-11-08 18:38 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-11-09 00:38 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 95°
Facing azimuth 143.13°
First azimuth 90°
First elevation 14°
Last azimuth 247.26°
Last elevation 10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Many colors but mostly white. So bright it lit up the ground where I was standing and made me look up
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
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Delayed Sound
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Persistent train
Observation Unknown
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Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
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Observation Unknown
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