SL-23 Rocket Body

SL-23 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2017-086D
NORAD Number: 43090
Launched: 26 December 2017 @ 19:00 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Mission: AngoSat 1 Communications Satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 27 JAN 2018 22:35 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 27 JAN 2018 15:30:56.860 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

Reentry Sighting

This object was sighted reentering on 27 January 2018 at 23:32 UTC over Pucallpa, Peru.  Several fuel tanks were recovered by the Peruvian Air Force near the Puno region of Peru after they were notified by local residents.
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Yahoo News

RT Report



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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