Reports Report 4757bs (Event 4757-2018)

Name Chris B
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks This was the biggest meteor that I have ever seen. I would think that the pilots of the jet that was going over me at that time had an excellent view of it.
Address Valparaiso, IN
Latitude 41° 30' 49.54'' N (41.51376°)
Longitude 87° 3' 33.3'' W (-87.05925°)
Elevation 250.214m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-11-08 19:15 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-11-09 01:15 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 197°
Facing azimuth 272.44°
First azimuth 312.99°
First elevation 46°
Last azimuth 283.65°
Last elevation 37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -23
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Could have been a boom, but there was a jet airplane above, so I'm not sure.
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 30°
Remarks Glowing white train with red edges that was pretty long. t lassted about a second.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I saw a bright flash overhead and looked up to see the meteor go by very quickly.
Observation No
Remarks -