Re-entry of Soyuz TMA-19M rocket body seen from Newfoundland and Labrador

From: Ted Molczan via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 06:17:52 -0500
The re-entry of 2015-076B / 41125 was widely observed from Newfoundland and Labrador, on 2015 Dec 17, near 20:30 UTC
(17:00 local time). It was the rocket body of the recent launch of Soyuz TMA-19M. It was the model 11S510, which has an
empty mass of 2410 kg. 

Joseph Remis posted an alert to the ReentryWatch mailing list, about a probable sighting report to the AMS:

http://www.amsmeteors.org/members/imo_view/report?report_id=78046

This video was taken in Muskrat Falls, Labrador on December 17, 2015 by Jamie Hickey:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIqskkLOBIw

Here is a news report:

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/12/17/meteor-newfoundland-labrador_n_8831656.html

According to my records, this was the 56th sighting of the re-entry of an 11S510, which accounts for more than 20
percent of 263 known re-entry sightings. The compilation is here:

http://www.satobs.org/reentry/Visually_Observed_Natural_Re-entries_latest_draft.pdf

Ted Molczan


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