Ariane 44L Rocket body

ARIANE 44L Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Ariane 4 Stage 3
Int’l Designation: 1998-056C
Launched: 05 OCT 1998 @ 21:51 UTC
Site: Centre Spatial Guyanais ELA
Mission: EUTELSAT W2


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 08 JUL 2012 11:49 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 08 JUL 2012 05:42:47.212 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.

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.