OPS 8386 (DMSP)


Object Description

Type: OPS 8386 (DMSP)
Int’l Designation: 1965-038A
Launched: 20 MAY 1965 @ 16:33 UTC
Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base
Mission: OPS 8386

 

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 9 MAR 2012 @ 14:54 UTC ± 1 hours
Prediction Epoch: 9 MAR 2012 09:22:50.098 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

 

OPS 8386 (DMSP)

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)
Pink Icon – vicinity of eyewitness sighting
Note: Possible reentry locations lie anywhere along the blue and yellow ground track.


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