GOCE Satellite


Object Description

Type: GOCE Satellite
Int’l Designation: 2009-013A
Launched: 17 MAR 2009 @ 14:21 UTC
Site: Plesetsk 133/3
Mission: GOCE (Global Ocean Circulation Explorer)

 10 NOV 2013 12:48

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 11 NOV 2013 00:21 UTC ± 18 minutes
Prediction Epoch: 10 NOV 2013 23:03:03.948 UTC
Observed Reentry Time: 11 NOV 2013 00:16 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:  

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2009-013A_sighting

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.


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.