YZ-1A Debris

YZ-1A Debris

Object Description

Type: YZ-1A Debris
Int’l Designation: 2016-042C
Launched: 25 June 206 @ 12:00 UTC
Site: Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, China
Mission: Technology demonstration of re-entry capsule

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 11 September 2016 9:26 UTC ± 1 hours
Prediction Epoch: 11 SEP 2016 08:06:39.613 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.