Reports Report 5464a (Event 5464-2018)

Name Kristin T
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I was in my car when I saw it straight ahead as it plunged down, also straight ahead. The round part was a very bright yellow/orange and seemed brighter around the edge. And it also had a fiery-looking yellow/orange tail.
Address Gurnee, IL
Latitude 42° 22' 8.49'' N (42.369024°)
Longitude 87° 59' 15.34'' W (-87.987595°)
Elevation 238.291245m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-05 17:35 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-05 23:35 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 165°
Facing azimuth 175.36°
First azimuth 175°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 175°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -26
Color Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
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