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WESTFORD NEEDLES, 2380

Orbit data source: Space-Track

WESTFORD NEEDLES, 2380 is space debris originally from a launch on Thu, 09 May 1963 UTC launched from the Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR). 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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WESTFORD NEEDLES details
NORAD ID2380
COSPAR ID
1963-014AA
Orbit
Active
Last TLE update6 days ago
Origin
Flag of USUSAF SSD (US)
ManufacturerUnknown
BusUnknown
MotorUnknown
MassWet unknown, Dry mass unknown
Launch date (UTC)
1963-05-09 (61 years ago)
Launch vehicleUnknown
Launch site
Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross SectionMedium (>0.1 m² and <1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude-78.43252°
Longitude-41.24938°
Altitude3,469.798 km
Speed6.421 km/s
Apparent Right ascension15h 48m 29s
Apparent Declination-73° 39' 23"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time02:16:20
Azimuth190.937° SSW
Elevation-54.524°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee3,952.702 km
Perigee3,290.591 km
Semi-major axis9,999.784 km
Eccentricity0.0331063
Inclination87.2612°
RAAN148.6658°
Arg. of periapsis206.8605°
True anomaly153.22397°
Mean anomaly151.4763°
Mean motion2.17049 °/min
BSTAR0.022782
Period165.86 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-07-10T06:16:20.318Z)
Latitude-0.00006°
Longitude125.91227°
Altitude3,919.382 km
Speed6.13 km/s
True Right ascension09h 54m 39s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 6 days ago
0 WESTFORD NEEDLES
1 02380U 63014AA  24192.26134628  .00000055  00000-0  22782-1 0  9999
2 02380  87.2612 148.6658 0331063 206.8605 151.4763  8.67909864329729
Epoch: 2024-07-10T06:16Z
No data available

WESTFORD NEEDLES Visibility forecast

Observer location: 39.9160978°, -105.1181434

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