Molniya-M Stage 3

Molniya-M Stage 3

Object Description

Type: Molniya-M Stage 3 Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 1979 058D
Launched: 27 JUN 1979 @ 18:11 UTC
Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Mission: Cosmos 1109


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 4 JAN 2012 @ 17:37 UTC ± 90 minutes
Prediction Epoch: 04 JAN 2012 @ 13:52:48.000 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:


Molniya-M Stage 3


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)
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.