SL-6 R/B(2)


Object Description

Type: SL-6 R/B(2)
Int’l Designation: 1981-085D
Launched: 19 JUN 1981 @ 19:30:04 UTC
Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome, U.S.S.R.
Mission: Rocket body from Cosmos 1278 – a Soviet missile early warning satellite

 

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 10 JUN 2013 22:23 UTC ±1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 10 JUN 2013 18:13:05.128 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:  

1981-85D_161_Final

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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