Reports Report 2070be (Event 2070-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2070-2019
Observer
NameBen S
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThe Chicago sky was very bright, so for the fireball to be this brilliant was astounding
Location
AddressChicago, IL
Latitude41° 56' 16.05'' N (41.94°)
Longitude 87° 37' 46.89'' W (-87.63°)
Elevation175.21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-05-10 23:43 CDT
UT Date & Time2019-05-11 04:43 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle107°
Moving
Facing azimuth82.75°
First azimuth22.69°
First elevation64°
Last azimuth101.2°
Last elevation50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length65°
RemarksLong, incredible glow with a light green color that made it look like a flare. It broke into several large pieces that made their own brilliant trails
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLike when a fireworks first explods
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fragments appeared to rain down at slightly lower angles. There were at least 6-7 fragments. They all had their own trails