Iridium 70 (ID 25342)

Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Window 11 Oct 2018 09:16 UTC ± 1 hour
Epoch of most Recent Orbit Data
Prediction Ground Track
Iridium 70 (ID 25342) Reentry Prediction Image

Yellow Icon – location of object at midpoint of reentry window
Orange Line – area of visibility at the predicted reentry time for a ground observer  -- area of potential visibility if the reentry occurred at the middle of the window
Blue Line – ground track uncertainty prior to middle of the reentry window (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
Yellow Line – ground track uncertainty after middle of the reentry window (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
White Line – day/night divider at middle of the reentry window (Sun location shown by White Icon; lighting shown at the center of the window)
Pink Icon – vicinity of eyewitness sighting

Note: Possible reentry locations lie anywhere along the blue and yellow ground track.  Areas not under the line are not exposed to the debris 

Reentry Sighting

Iridium 70 (ID 25342) Sighting and Debris Image
This Iridium satellite was seen reentering from multiple locations near Orange County, California on Oct 11, 2018 at 08:15 UTC.

Debris from this reentry was recovered near Hanford, CA.

Object Description
Reentry Type
Payload
Int'l Designation 1998-032A
NORAD Number
25342
Launched 17 May 1998 @ 21:16 UTC
Launch Site
Mission Iridium 70, 72-75 Communications Satellites

Iridium 70 (ID 25342) Reentry Sighting Video

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