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DOY 173 | 2024-06-21T04:01:36Z

THOR ABLESTAR R/B, 118

Orbit data source: Space-Track

THOR ABLESTAR R/B, 118 is space debris in LEO originally from a launch on Thu, 29 Jun 1961 UTC launched from the Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR). Debris objects in space refer to the collection of defunct objects orbiting the Earth. Examples of debris include non-operational satellites, rocket bodies, and fragments generated from explosions, collisions, or faulty payload assembly.

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THOR ABLESTAR R/B details
NORAD ID118
COSPAR ID
1961-015C
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update1 day ago
Origin
Flag of USUSAF SSD (US)
ManufacturerAerojet
BusAblestar
MotorUnknown
Mass~600 kg wet, 600 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1961-06-29 (63 years ago)
Launch vehicleUnknown
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section1.7 m², Large (>1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude33.01862°
Longitude-7.49917°
Altitude882.46 km
Speed7.418 km/s
Apparent Right ascension17h 52m 35s
Apparent Declination-5° 04' 16"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time15:00:32
Azimuth128.221° SE
Elevation30.125°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee939.639 km
Perigee829.435 km
Semi-major axis7,262.674 km
Eccentricity0.007587
Inclination66.7647°
RAAN74.0936°
Arg. of periapsis61.6°
True anomaly298.50859°
Mean anomaly299.2705°
Mean motion3.5067 °/min
BSTAR0.00016002
Period102.66 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-19T22:15:02.859Z)
Latitude-0.00002°
Longitude-168.29481°
Altitude861.603 km
Speed7.436 km/s
True Right ascension04h 56m 22s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 1 day ago
0 THOR ABLESTAR R/B
1 00118U 61015C   24171.92711643  .00000172  00000-0  16002-3 0  9993
2 00118  66.7647  74.0936 0075870  61.6000 299.2705 14.02211160214152
Epoch: 2024-06-19T22:15Z
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THOR ABLESTAR R/B Visibility forecast

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

THOR ABLESTAR R/B is not visible in the next 10 days
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