Reports Report 8053s (Event 8053-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8053-2020
Observer
NameNikola J
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe meteor was glowing green with a hint of a yellow at the end of a tail. I was maybe 1000ft away, the elevation of a meteor was low - maybe around 600ft or less.And it was over urban area near O’Hare airport in Chicago.
Location
AddressChicago, IL
Latitude41° 57' 54.39'' N (41.97°)
Longitude 87° 52' 25.27'' W (-87.87°)
Elevation195.12m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-12-23 06:30 CST
UT Date & Time2020-12-23 12:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle103°
Moving
Facing azimuth23.96°
First azimuth16.55°
First elevation16°
Last azimuth65°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorGreen, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFlash was yellowish with a brown-gray cloud at the end. Left a short trace of a fragment continuing the path.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall object continued to follow the path of fireball towards the ground.