Iridium 13 (ID 24840)

Object Description
Reentry Type
Payload
Int'l Designation 1997-030E
NORAD Number
24840
Launched 18 June 1997 @ 14:02 UTC
Site
Mission Iridium 9-14 & 16 Communications Satellites
Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time 29 Apr 2018 06:45 UTC ± 1 hour
Orbit Epoch 29 Apr 2018 03:45:18.000 UTC
Prediction Ground Track Iridium 13 (ID#24840) Prediction Ground Track 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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