CZ-2C Rocket Body

CZ-2C Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: CZ-2C Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2012-056C
Launched: 14 OCT 2012 @ 03:25 UTC
Site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center

SJ-9A and SJ-9B Technology Demonstration


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 05 JUN 2013 00:39 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 05 JUN 2013 21:02:20 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.