Reports Report 4940r (Event 4940-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4940-2017
Observer
NameJohn E
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressQuincy, IL
Latitude39° 56' 4.8'' N (39.93°)
Longitude 91° 20' 21.51'' W (-91.34°)
Elevation222.27m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-08 17:45 CST
UT Date & Time2017-12-08 23:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle169°
Moving
Facing azimuth245.65°
First azimuth255.78°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth247.37°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright ball of light with fragmentation
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOne big ball.with smaller objects breaking off and burning up as well. Prettt sure it was more space debris. If not a big rock.