Ariane 5 Debris

Ariane 5 Debris

Object Description

Type: Debris
Int’l Designation: 2007-016D
NORAD Number: 31309
Launched: 04 May 2007 @ 22:29 UTC
Site: Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana
Mission: Astra 1L Communications Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 3 APR 2018 12:09 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 03 APR 2018 07:41:01.866 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.