CZ-3 Rocket Body

CZ-3 R/B

Object Description

Type: Long March 3B
Int’l Designation: 2012-067B
Launched: 27 NOV 2012 @ 10:13 UTC
Site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Chinasat 12


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 23 APR 2013 @ 08:48 UTC ± 6 hours
Prediction Epoch: 22 APR 2013 @ 09:05:17.353 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:  


For clarity, ground track plot is limited to ± 6 hours


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.