Reports Report 4253o (Event 4253-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4253-2019
Observer
Namesteve H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksLooked like a falling star only much much closer
Location
Address, IL
Latitude41° 20' 40.54'' N (41.34°)
Longitude 88° 59' 28.14'' W (-88.99°)
Elevation160.12m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-09-05 01:00 CDT
UT Date & Time2019-09-05 06:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle45°
Moving
Facing azimuth70°
First azimuth55.22°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksI first saw the meteor as I was heading east on I74 at mile marker 27-28, it was heading heading right to left at about a 45 degree angle. It hit the ground in a field of a wind farm
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw a bright burning object with smoke. It was about 300-400M from I74
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-