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DOY 175 | 2024-06-23T12:07:07Z

THOR ABLESTAR R/B, 59

Orbit data source: Space-Track

THOR ABLESTAR R/B, 59 is space debris in LEO originally from a launch on Tue, 04 Oct 1960 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 ID59
COSPAR ID
1960-013B
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update22 hours ago
Origin
Flag of USUSAF BMD (US)
ManufacturerAerojet
BusAblestar
MotorUnknown
Mass600 kg wet, 600 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1960-10-04 (64 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)
Latitude22.90163°
Longitude-114.77965°
Altitude1,137.648 km
Speed7.25 km/s
Apparent Right ascension03h 10m 43s
Apparent Declination-21° 17' 32"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time23:15:15
Azimuth126.382° SE
Elevation7.844°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee1,205.639 km
Perigee924.148 km
Semi-major axis7,443.03 km
Eccentricity0.0189097
Inclination28.2479°
RAAN246.5739°
Arg. of periapsis352.5781°
True anomaly7.47675°
Mean anomaly7.1987°
Mean motion3.38001 °/min
BSTAR0.000077325
Period106.51 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-22T14:15:48.123Z)
Latitude0.00003°
Longitude121.36805°
Altitude919.842 km
Speed7.463 km/s
True Right ascension16h 26m 17s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in full shadow at TLE epoch
TLE from 22 hours ago
0 THOR ABLESTAR R/B
1 00059U 60013B   24174.59430698  .00000145  00000-0  77325-4 0  9994
2 00059  28.2479 246.5739 0189097 352.5781   7.1987 13.53078375144956
Epoch: 2024-06-22T14:15Z
No data available
Other satellites on launch #13 in the year 1960 (1960-10-04 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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