Long March 3B Stage 3


Object Description

Type: Long March 3B Stage 3 Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2011 047B
Launched: 17 SEP 2011 @ 16:33 UTC
Site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Chinasat 1A

 

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 7 Feb 2012 @ 06:50 UTC ± 3 hours
Prediction Epoch: 6 Feb 2012 @ 17:10:40.857 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

 

Long March 3B Stage 3

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.