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DOY 173 | 2024-06-21T05:01:32Z

THOR ABLESTAR R/B, 447

Orbit data source: Space-Track

THOR ABLESTAR R/B, 447 is space debris in LEO originally from a launch on Wed, 31 Oct 1962 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 ID447
COSPAR ID
1962-060B
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)
1962-10-31 (62 years ago)
Launch vehicleUnknown
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section3.7 m², Large (>1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude41.74599°
Longitude103.09826°
Altitude1,130.918 km
Speed7.285 km/s
Apparent Right ascension00h 45m 54s
Apparent Declination6° 55' 17"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time16:00:37
Azimuth55.466° ENE
Elevation-25.178°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee1,162.694 km
Perigee1,063.832 km
Semi-major axis7,491.4 km
Eccentricity0.0065984
Inclination50.1309°
RAAN287.4526°
Arg. of periapsis163.5514°
True anomaly351.19867°
Mean anomaly351.3138°
Mean motion3.34733 °/min
BSTAR0.000060603
Period107.55 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-19T21:15:15.294Z)
Latitude19.15134°
Longitude-136.71861°
Altitude1,063.779 km
Speed7.347 km/s
True Right ascension06h 02m 43s
True Declination19° 02' 58"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 1 day ago
0 THOR ABLESTAR R/B
1 00447U 62060B   24171.88559369 -.00000095  00000-0  60603-4 0  9991
2 00447  50.1309 287.4526 0065984 163.5514 351.3138 13.39115944 14612
Epoch: 2024-06-19T21:15Z
No data available
Other satellites on launch #60 in the year 1962 (1962-10-31 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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