JB-3 B

JB-3 B

Object Description

Type: JB-3 B
Int’l Designation: 2002-049A
Launched: 27 OCT 2002 @ 03:17 UTC
Site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Remote sensing satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 22 Jan 2015 14:15 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 22 Jan 2015 12:19:07.605 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.