Reports Report 4869h (Event 4869-2017)

Name Dan S
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It seemed pretty close and fat, with crazy side sparks, heading south from my position.
Address Chicago, IL
Latitude 41° 53' 27.06'' N (41.890851°)
Longitude 87° 41' 11.62'' W (-87.686561°)
Elevation 180.605m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-03 00:27 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-03 06:27 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 92°
Facing azimuth 272.49°
First azimuth 272.46°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 266.64°
Last elevation 28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 0.5s
Remarks It had side sparks, like a fast moving car hit the side guard rail, except it was in the sky.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -