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DISCOVERER 13, 48 (Decayed)

Orbit data source: Public

DISCOVERER 13, 48 was an American payload satellite that was launched on Wed, 10 Aug 1960 UTC via a Thor Agena A 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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DISCOVERER 13 details
NORAD ID48
COSPAR ID
1960-008A
Orbit
Decayed
Last TLE updateUnknown
Origin
Flag of USAFBMD/CIA (US)
ManufacturerLMSD/Sunnyvale
BusCORONA
MotorUnknown
Mass780 kg wet, 120 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1960-08-10 (64 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Agena A
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross SectionRCS unknown
Predictive object data (real-time)
LatitudeUnknown
LongitudeUnknown
AltitudeUnknown
SpeedUnknown
Apparent Right ascensionUnknown
Apparent DeclinationUnknown
SunlitUnknown
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time16:02:39
AzimuthUnknown
ElevationUnknown
Doppler factorUnknown
Orbital elements
ApogeeUnknown
PerigeeUnknown
Semi-major axisUnknown
EccentricityUnknown
InclinationUnknown
RAANUnknown
Arg. of periapsisUnknown
True anomalyUnknown
Mean anomalyUnknown
Mean motionUnknown
BSTARUnknown
PeriodUnknown
Definitive object data
LatitudeUnknown
LongitudeUnknown
AltitudeUnknown
SpeedUnknown
True Right ascensionUnknown
True DeclinationUnknown
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
No data available
Other satellites on launch #8 in the year 1960 (1960-08-10 UTC)

DISCOVERER 13 Visibility forecast

Observer location: 39.9160978°, -105.1181434

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