CZ-3B Rocket Body


Object Description

Type: CZ-3B Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2008-028B
Launched: 09 JUN 2008 @ 12:15 UTC
Site: Xichang Satelite Launch Center  - Pad 2
Mission: Chinasat-9 Communications and Television

 

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 16 JAN 2014 19:42 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 16 JAN 2014 17:33:06.529 UTC
Observed Reentry Time 16 JAN 2014 20:08 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:  

2008-028B

2008-028B_sighting

Legend

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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