Long March 4B Rocket Body


Object Description

Type: Long March 4B Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 12012-001C
Launched: 09 JAN 2011 @ 03:17 UTC
Site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Ziyuan 3 and VesselSat 2

 

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 8 MAR 2012 @ 03:54 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 7 MAR 2012 20:47:39.028 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

 

Long March 4B Rocket Body

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.


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