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DOY 198 | 2024-07-16T12:32:17Z

WESTFORD NEEDLES, 2530

Orbit data source: Space-Track

WESTFORD NEEDLES, 2530 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 ID2530
COSPAR ID
1963-014AJ
Orbit
Active
Last TLE update2 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-87.59596°
Longitude14.67323°
Altitude3,784.439 km
Speed6.223 km/s
Apparent Right ascension12h 54m 30s
Apparent Declination-70° 10' 11"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time01:11:10
Azimuth177.202° S
Elevation-59.668°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee3,768.691 km
Perigee3,474.418 km
Semi-major axis9,999.691 km
Eccentricity0.0147141
Inclination87.6482°
RAAN214.3846°
Arg. of periapsis118.5738°
True anomaly38.95206°
Mean anomaly37.9011°
Mean motion2.17052 °/min
BSTAR0.027707
Period165.86 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-07-14T12:38:35.754Z)
Latitude22.46427°
Longitude-89.10662°
Altitude3,510.564 km
Speed6.388 km/s
True Right ascension02h 13m 39s
True Declination22° 22' 37"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 2 days ago
0 WESTFORD NEEDLES
1 02530U 63014AJ  24196.52680271  .00000065  00000-0  27707-1 0  9992
2 02530  87.6482 214.3846 0147141 118.5738  37.9011  8.67921745878627
Epoch: 2024-07-14T12:38Z
No data available

WESTFORD NEEDLES Visibility forecast

Observer location: 39.9160978°, -105.1181434

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