Long March 2F Stage 2


Object Description

Type: Long March 2F Stage 2 Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2011 053B
Launched: 29 SEP 2011 @ 13:16 UTC
Site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Tiangong 1

 

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 10 OCT 2011 @ 14:38 UTC ± 4 hours
Prediction Epoch: 09 OCT 2011 @ 22:10:36.198 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

 

Long March 2F Stage 2

Legend

Yellow Icon – location of object at predicted reentry time
Orange Line – area of visibility at the predicted reentry time for a ground observer
Blue Line – ground track uncertainty prior to predicted reentry time (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
Yellow Line – ground track uncertainty after predicted reentry time (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
White Line – day/night divider at predicted reentry time (Sun location shown by White Icon)
Note: Possible reentry locations lie anywhere along the blue and yellow ground track.


NOTICE: The materials about Upcoming Reentries are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for specific technical advice or opinions related to your particular facts and circumstances.