Cosmos 2430 (ID 32268)

Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time 05 Jan 2019 07:53 UTC ± 1 hour
Orbit Epoch
Prediction Ground Track Cosmos 2430 (ID 32268) 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

Cosmos 2430 (ID 32268) Reentry Sighting Image
This Cosmos satellite was seen reentering from multiple locations near Mount Maunganui, New Zealand on Jan 5, 2019 at 07:58 UTC.
Object Description
Reentry Type
Int'l Designation 2007-049A
NORAD Number
Launched 23 October 2007 @ 04:39 UTC
Launch Site
Mission Cosmos 2430 Missile Early Warning Satellite

Cosmos 2430 Reentry Sighting Video

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