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DOY 171 | 2024-06-19T22:20:02Z

THOR ABLESTAR R/B, 204

Orbit data source: Space-Track

THOR ABLESTAR R/B, 204 is space debris in LEO originally from a launch on Wed, 15 Nov 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 ID204
COSPAR ID
1961-031C
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update10 hours ago
Origin
Flag of USUSAF SSD (US)
ManufacturerAerojet
BusAblestar
MotorUnknown
Mass~600 kg wet, 600 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1961-11-15 (63 years ago)
Launch vehicleUnknown
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section3.4 m², Large (>1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude15.1985°
Longitude162.38884°
Altitude949.814 km
Speed7.413 km/s
Apparent Right ascension19h 00m 59s
Apparent Declination-11° 28' 49"
Sunlit
Object is in full shadow
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time09:14:04
Azimuth55.243° ENE
Elevation-49.124°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee1,094.083 km
Perigee947.96 km
Semi-major axis7,399.159 km
Eccentricity0.0098743
Inclination32.4417°
RAAN110.0643°
Arg. of periapsis173.6416°
True anomaly186.42034°
Mean anomaly186.5478°
Mean motion3.41012 °/min
BSTAR0.000031782
Period105.57 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-19T12:49:08.714Z)
Latitude-0.00003°
Longitude9.53879°
Altitude1,088.915 km
Speed7.274 km/s
True Right ascension07h 20m 15s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 10 hours ago
0 THOR ABLESTAR R/B
1 00204U 61031C   24171.53412864  .00000050  00000-0  31782-4 0  9995
2 00204  32.4417 110.0643 0098743 173.6416 186.5478 13.64984823123545
Epoch: 2024-06-19T12:49Z
No data available
Other satellites on launch #31 in the year 1961 (1961-11-15 UTC)

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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