CZ-4B Rocket Body

CZ-4B Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: CZ-4B Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2012-021C
Launched: 10 MAY 2012 @ 07:06 UTC
Site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Yaogan 14 and Tiantuo 1


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 27 FEB 2013 @ 08:58 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 27 FEB 2013 @ 04:40:59.414 UTC
Observed Reentry Time: 27 FEB 2013 @ 09:10 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.