SL-3 Rocket Body (Sighting)

SL-3 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 1980-008B
Launched: 30 JAN 1980 @ 12:57 UTC
Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
Mission: COSMOS 1154


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 12 OCT 2014 18:44 UTC ± 1 hours
Prediction Epoch: 12 OCT 2014 15:16:54.530 UTC
Observed Reentry Time 12 OCT 2014 18:31 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.