ROSAT finally returned to Earth in the early hours of Sunday morning (23 October 2011), surprisingly without the usual media furore that accompany these events. Current information suggests it came down around 02.00 UTC, and the 'impact footprint' was mostly confined to the Indian Ocean region. Well done to Hugh Lewis of University of Southampton, UK, for getting it 'right'!
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