Reports Report 4869e (Event 4869-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4869-2017
Observer
NamePatrick S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was I the military and often saw shooting stars in remote locations. Never seen anything like this, particularly considering that it's rare to see stars in Chicago in the first place.
Location
AddressChicago, IL
Latitude41° 54' 42.38'' N (41.91°)
Longitude 87° 38' 53.36'' W (-87.65°)
Elevation181.49m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-03 00:24 CST
UT Date & Time2017-12-03 06:24 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth90°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth270°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksThe train move moved almost as fast as the flash but it looked to be moving West. It disappeared as quickly as it appeared. The whole scene lasted about two seconds
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-