Iridium 53 (ID 25173)

Object Description
Reentry Type
Int'l Designation 1998-010E
NORAD Number
Launched 18 February 1998 @ 13:58 UTC
Launch Site
Mission Iridium 50, 52-54, 56 Communications Satellites
Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time 30 Sep 2018 14:31 UTC ± 1 hour
Orbit Epoch
Prediction Ground Track Iridium 76 (ID 25173) Prediction Ground Track Image View 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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