Reports Report 4757ak (Event 4757-2018)

Name Robert R
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Was facing north taking out the garbage when i saw a bright flash(like lightning) although it wasnt storming. Turned south to see bright object with trail for about 1 second
Address Crystal Lake, IL
Latitude 42° 14' 40.89'' N (42.244693°)
Longitude 88° 19' 45.43'' W (-88.329286°)
Elevation 283.908m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-11-08 18:45 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-11-09 00:45 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 98°
Facing azimuth 167.7°
First azimuth 171.98°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 179.33°
Last elevation 41°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Blue, Light Blue, Dark Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 0.5s
Length 20°
Remarks Bright flash illuminated smoke trail
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Looked like lightning flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -