ARIANE 44L R/B (ID 22032)

Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time 15 Mar 2021 01:09 UTC ± 18 hours
Orbit Epoch
Prediction Ground Track ARIANE 44L Rocket Body (ID 22032) 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

Ariane 44L R/B Reentry Sighting in Spain
Reentry sighting of 22032 at multiple locations between Pará and Ceará Brazil starting at 21:46:00 UTC on March 16, 2021. Originally thought to be a meteorite, bolide was later confirmed as space debris by the Brazilian Meteor Observation Network (BRAMON). Article and videos can be found here.
Object Description
Reentry Type
Rocket Body
Int'l Designation 1992-041C
NORAD Number
Launched 09 July 1992 @ 22:42 UTC
Launch Site
Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana
Mission INSAT 2A

Note: For clarity, ground track is limited to +/- 6 hours

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