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SOLRAD 3/INJUN 1, 117

Orbit data source: Space-Track

SOLRAD 3/INJUN 1, 117 is an American payload satellite in LEO that was launched on Thu, 29 Jun 1961 UTC via a Thor Ablestar launch vehicle from the Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR). Payloads include a variety of satellites, spacecraft, and rockets equipped with specific instruments for various scientific and technological missions. These include communications satellites like Starlink; space stations such as the ISS; scientific satellites like the Hubble; Earth observation satellites from companies like Planet Labs, Umbra, and HawkEye 360; GPS; miniature CubeSats for education and research; and military/defense satellites.

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SOLRAD 3/INJUN 1 details
NORAD ID117
COSPAR ID
1961-015B
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update9 hours ago
Origin
Flag of USONR/SUI (US)
ManufacturerSUI/APL
BusInjun
MotorUnknown
Mass43 kg wet, 18 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1961-06-29 (63 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Ablestar
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section0.45 m², Medium (>0.1 m² and < 1m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude19.81617°
Longitude-126.99924°
Altitude907.723 km
Speed7.412 km/s
Apparent Right ascension22h 22m 37s
Apparent Declination-8° 01' 43"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time09:20:09
Azimuth332.163° NNW
Elevation-55.19°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee978.64 km
Perigee875.218 km
Semi-major axis7,305.066 km
Eccentricity0.0070788
Inclination66.8134°
RAAN338.8013°
Arg. of periapsis86.5018°
True anomaly273.60611°
Mean anomaly274.4154°
Mean motion3.47622 °/min
BSTAR0.000062899
Period103.56 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-19T13:41:52.838Z)
Latitude-0°
Longitude-134.9441°
Altitude926.995 km
Speed7.391 km/s
True Right ascension22h 35m 12s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 9 hours ago
0 SOLRAD 3/INJUN 1
1 00117U 61015B   24171.57075045  .00000003  00000-0  62899-4 0  9991
2 00117  66.8134 338.8013 0070788  86.5018 274.4154 13.90026939192925
Epoch: 2024-06-19T13:41Z
No data available

SOLRAD 3/INJUN 1 Visibility forecast

Observer location: 39.9160978°, -105.1181434, 0m alt.

SOLRAD 3/INJUN 1 is not visible in the next 10 days
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