Iridium 15 (ID 24869)

Object Description
Reentry Type
Payload
Int'l Designation 1997-034A
NORAD Number
24869
Launched 09 July 1997 @ 13:04 UTC
Site
Mission Iridium 15, 17, 18, 20, & 21 Communications Satellites
Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time 14 Oct 2018 10:51 UTC ± 1 hour
Orbit Epoch 14 OCT 2018 09:51:20.487
Prediction Ground Track Iridium 15 (ID 24869) 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.

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