Ariane 5 Debris

Ariane 5 Debris

Object Description

Type: Debris
Int’l Designation: 2009-008E
NORAD Number: 33753
Launched: 12 February 2009 @ 22:09 UTC
Site: Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana
Mission: NSS-9 Communications Satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 3 FEB 2018 10:51 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 03 FEB 2018 03:14:09.123 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.