Reports Report 1021q (Event 1021-2017)

Name Steve S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I live on a high floor in a high rise and saw this meteor out the window while sitting on my couch talking to my wife. I noticed it over her shoulder.
Address Chicago, IL
Latitude 41° 53' 11.86'' N (41.886627°)
Longitude 87° 37' 12.19'' W (-87.620054°)
Elevation 190.234m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-16 21:30 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-17 02:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 184°
Facing azimuth 265.71°
First azimuth 263.74°
First elevation 25°
Last azimuth 260.34°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -21
Color Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The light appeared brighter the further it dropped. With a really bright glow at the end before disappearing.
Observation No
Remarks -