Iridium 70 (ID 25342)

Object Description
Reentry Type
Payload
Int'l Designation 1998-032A
NORAD Number
25342
Launched 17 May 1998 @ 21:16 UTC
Launch Site
Mission Iridium 70, 72-75 Communications Satellites
Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time 11 Oct 2018 09:16 UTC ± 1 hour
Orbit Epoch
Prediction Ground Track Iridium 70 (ID 25342) Reentry Prediction 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.

Reentry Sighting

Iridium 70 (ID 25342) Sighting and Debris Image
This Iridium satellite was seen reentering from multiple locations near Orange County, California on Oct 11, 2018 at 08:15 UTC.

Debris from this reentry was recovered near Hanford, CA.

Iridium 70 (ID 25342) Reentry Sighting Video

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