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TRANSIT 5A, 509 (Decayed)

Orbit data source: Public

TRANSIT 5A, 509 was a payload satellite owned by USN BuWeps (US) that was launched on Wed, 19 Dec 1962 UTC via a Scout X-3 launch vehicle from the Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR). 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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TRANSIT 5A details
NORAD ID509
COSPAR ID
1962-071A
Orbit
Decayed
Last TLE updateUnknown
Origin
Flag of USUSN BuWeps (US)
ManufacturerAPL
BusTransit 5
MotorUnknown
Mass59 kg wet, 59 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1962-12-19 (62 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Scout X-3
Launch site
Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross SectionLarge (>1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
LatitudeUnknown
LongitudeUnknown
AltitudeUnknown
SpeedUnknown
Apparent Right ascensionUnknown
Apparent DeclinationUnknown
SunlitUnknown
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time05:58:42
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

TRANSIT 5A Visibility forecast

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

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