Reports Report 4940r (Event 4940-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4940-2017
Name John E
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Address Quincy, IL
Latitude 39° 56' 4.8'' N (39.93°)
Longitude 91° 20' 21.51'' W (-91.34°)
Elevation 222.27m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-08 17:45 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-08 23:45 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 169°
Facing azimuth 245.65°
First azimuth 255.78°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 247.37°
Last elevation 16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Bright ball of light with fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks One big ball.with smaller objects breaking off and burning up as well. Prettt sure it was more space debris. If not a big rock.