SL-6 R/B(2) | Cosmos 606 (sightings)

SL-6 Rocket Body (2)


Object Description

Type: SL-6 rocket body (2)
Int’l Designation: 1973-084D
Launched: 2 NOV 1973 @ 13:01:56 UTC
Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
Mission: Cosmos 606 Missile Early Warning Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 29 JUN 2015 09:59 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 29 JUN 2015 04:14:11.481 UTC
Observed Reentry Time 29 JUN 2015 05:30 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

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This object reentered much earlier than expected, as indicated by the sightings.
The reasons are unknown and additional information is unavailable.

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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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