CZ-3B Rocket Body (ID 43040) Reentered

Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time 09 Mar 2018 22:59 UTC ± 3 hours
Orbit Epoch
Prediction Ground Track
CZ-3B Rocket Body (ID#43040) Prediction Ground Track Image

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

CZ-3B Rocket Body (ID#43040) Sighting
This object was sighted reentering on 10 March 2018 at approximately 05:30 UTC from several locations in Paraguay. A fuel tank was recovered in the city of Canindeyú, Paraguay.


Object Description
Reentry Type
Rocket Body
Int'l Designation 2017-078B
NORAD Number
Launched 10 December 2017 @ 16:41 UTC
Launch Site
Mission Alcomsat 1

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