Reports Report 4869z (Event 4869-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4869-2017
Observer
NamePeter F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was the first time that I've seen a fireball. It was traveling about as fast as I'd expect something in freefall to travel. Expected to hear a bang, but didn't.
Location
AddressNorthbrook, IL
Latitude42° 7' 32.2'' N (42.13°)
Longitude 87° 45' 19.09'' W (-87.76°)
Elevation205.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-03 00:30 CST
UT Date & Time2017-12-03 06:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle148°
Moving
Facing azimuth264.55°
First azimuth259.4°
First elevation64°
Last azimuth266.71°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-