Yaogan 5

Yaogan 5

Object Description

Type: Payload
Int’l Designation: 2008-064A
Launched: 15 DEC 2008 @ 03:22 UTC
Site: Taiyuan Space Center, China
Mission: Yaogan (Earth observation satellite, Chinese)


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 02 SEP 2014 21:12 UTC ± 0.5 hours
Prediction Epoch: 02 SEP 2014 19:15:36.724 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.

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