Iridium 77

Iridium 77


Object Description

Type: Satellite
Int’l Designation: 1998-051E
NORAD Number: 25471
Launched: 08 September 1998 @ 21:13 UTC
Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, US
Mission: Iridium 77 Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 22 SEP 2017 05:19 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 21 SEP 2017 22:59:31.000 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

 

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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