Cosmos 1315 (sighting)

Cosmos 1315 (sightings)

Object Description

Type: Satellite payload
Int’l Designation: 1981-103A
Launched: 13 Oct 1981 @ 23:01 UTC
Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
Mission: Cosmos 1315 – Soviet Electronic Signals Intelligence

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 31 AUG 2015 10:56 UTC ± 01 hours
Prediction Epoch: 31 Aug 2015 06:03:11.398 UTC
Observed Reentry Time 31 AUG 2015 09:03 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:


Multiple sightings over Hawaiian Islands.



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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