Reports Report 5538pq (Event 5538-2017)

Name Lee S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I immediately assumed it was a firework however the downward trajectory and the length of flight confirmed it definaitley was not. I am absalutley certain it has landed in the area NW of catterick.
Address , England (GB)
Latitude 54° 22' 30.9'' N (54.37525°)
Longitude 1° 43' 50.74'' W (-1.730761°)
Elevation 154.99678m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 18:05 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 18:05 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 250°
Facing azimuth 357.61°
First azimuth 29.38°
First elevation 41°
Last azimuth 305.16°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length -
Remarks Very similar to a rocket with a yellow trail
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks I seen numerous splinters if sparks peeling off the object