Cosmos 1220 (sighting)

Cosmos 1220

Object Description

Type: Cosmos 1220
Int’l Designation: 1980-089A
Launched: 04 NOV 1980 @ 15:04 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Mission: Cosmos 1220 Satellite

 Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 16 FEB 2014 05:23 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 15 FEB 2014 22:09:56.104 UTC
Observed Reentry Time 16 FEB 2014 01:40 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:




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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