SL-4 Rocket Body (sightings)

SL-4 Rocket Body


Object Description

Type: Rocket body
Int’l Designation: 2015-080B
Launched: 21 December 2015 @ 08:44 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Mission: ISS Resupply

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 23 Dec 2015 @ 02:53 UTC ± 01 hours
Prediction Epoch: 22 Dec 2015 22:42:40.237 UTC
Observed Reentry Time: 23 Dec 2015 02:08 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

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Multiple sightings over California and Nevada.

2015-080B_Sightings

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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