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TIROS 5, 309

Orbit data source: Space-Track

TIROS 5, 309 is a payload satellite owned by GSFC (US) in LEO that was launched on Tue, 19 Jun 1962 UTC via a Thor Delta 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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TIROS 5 details
NORAD ID309
COSPAR ID
1962-025A
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update1 day ago
Origin
Flag of USGSFC (US)
ManufacturerRCA/East Windsor
BusTiros
MotorUnknown
Mass129 kg wet, 129 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1962-06-19 (62 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Delta
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section0.82 m², Medium (>0.1 m² and < 1m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude49.25113°
Longitude-111.79541°
Altitude786.023 km
Speed7.423 km/s
Apparent Right ascension06h 32m 58s
Apparent Declination10° 17' 41"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time15:57:14
Azimuth315.453° NNW
Elevation-28.186°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee829.451 km
Perigee564.624 km
Semi-major axis7,075.174 km
Eccentricity0.0187152
Inclination58.092°
RAAN9.8866°
Arg. of periapsis346.0591°
True anomaly14.04433°
Mean anomaly13.5309°
Mean motion3.64701 °/min
BSTAR0.000096916
Period98.71 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-19T22:49:53.987Z)
Latitude-0.00005°
Longitude118.76127°
Altitude570.296 km
Speed7.645 km/s
True Right ascension00h 39m 32s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 1 day ago
0 TIROS 5
1   309U 62025A   24171.95131930  .00000367  00000-0  96916-4 0  9994
2   309  58.0920   9.8866 0187152 346.0591  13.5309 14.58649828275636
Epoch: 2024-06-19T22:49Z
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TIROS 5 Visibility forecast

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

TIROS 5 is not visible in the next 10 days
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