Ariane 5 Debris (SYLDA)



Ariane 5 Debris (SYLDA)

Object Description

Type: SYLDA Payload Carrier
Int’l Designation: 2012-062D
NORAD Number: 38994
Launched: 10 November 2012 @ 21:05 UTC
Site: Guiana Space Center, French Guiana
Mission: Launch of the Eutelsat 21B and Star One C3 communications satellites

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 08 NOV 2016 03:16 ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 07 Nov 2016 22:09:21.226 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.