Reports Report 4757bp (Event 4757-2018)

Name Jackie W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks The initial blast of white light was pretty intense.
Address Valparaiso, IN
Latitude 41° 26' 25.37'' N (41.44038°)
Longitude 87° 5' 22.88'' W (-87.08969°)
Elevation 221.536m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-11-08 18:35 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-11-09 00:35 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 351°
Facing azimuth 304.5°
First azimuth 302.87°
First elevation 85°
Last azimuth 305.27°
Last elevation 90°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Blue, Green, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I thought it was lightning at first. Lit up the sky. That's what made me look up.
Observation Yes
Remarks I could see segments within all 3 colors as they transitionef, some brighter than others.