SL-4 Rocket Body

SL-4 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2017-065B
NORAD Number: 42972
Launched: 14 October 2017 @ 08:47 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Mission: Progress MS07 ISS Resupply

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 16 OCT 2017 15:24 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 16 OCT 2017 14:53:33.727 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

Reentry Sighting

This object was sighted reentering on 16 October 2017 at 15:29 UTC over several Middle Eastern locations including Dubai, UAE and Bushehr, Iran.



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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