CZ-4B Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: CZ-4B Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2004-044B
Launched: 06 NOV 2004 @ 03:10 UTC
Site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center
Mission: ZY-2C imaging satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 02 JAN 2013 @ 09:10 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 02 JAN 2013 @ 05:47:35.506 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.