SL-12 Rocket Body (AUX MOTOR)

Object Description

Type: SL-12 Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2012-012F
Launched: 30 MAR 2012 @ 10:27 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Mission: COSMOS 2479 early warning satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 14 DEC 2012 @ 21:16 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 14 DEC 2012 @ 18:13:30.763 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.