Reports Report 4757a (Event 4757-2018)

Observer
Name James F
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I thought it was a lightning flash; I looked straight up and saw the fireball just in time to see it streak to the west and disappear.
Location
Address Plainfield, IL
Latitude 41° 35' 33.85'' N (41.592735°)
Longitude 88° 14' 44.73'' W (-88.245757°)
Elevation 191.283m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-11-08 18:25 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-11-09 00:25 UT
Duration <1s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 269°
Moving
Facing azimuth 359.11°
First azimuth 359.46°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 355.05°
Last elevation 85°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration -
Length 20°
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -