CZ-2F Rocket Body

CZ-2F Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2016-057B
NORAD Number: 41766
Launched: 15 September 2016 @ 22:04 UTC
Site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China
Mission: Tiangong-2 Space Station Launch

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 29 September 2016 22:59 UTC ± 5 hours
Prediction Epoch: 28 Sep 2016 23:49:43.557 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.