Ariane 4 Stage 3

Ariane 4 Stage 3

Object Description

Type: Ariane 4 Stage 3 Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 1991 055B
Launched: 14 AUG 1991 @ 23:15 UTC
Site: Centre Spatial Guyanais ELA-2
Mission: INTELSAT 6 F-5


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 4 JAN 2012 @ 04:00 UTC ± 150 minutes
Prediction Epoch: 03 JAN 2012 @ 18:03:56.000 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:


Ariane 4 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.