N-1 Rocket Body

N-1 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 1979-009C
Launched: 06 FEB 1979 @ 08:46 UTC
Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mission: AYAME 1: Japanese Communication Satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 27 SEP 2014 20:00 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 27 SEP  2014 13:15:48.762 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.