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DOY 175 | 2024-06-23T12:14:55Z

STARLINK-31946, 59940

Orbit data source: Space-Track

STARLINK-31946, 59940 is a payload satellite owned by SpaceX/Seattle (US) in LEO that was launched on Sat, 01 Jun 2024 UTC via a Falcon 9 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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STARLINK-31946 details
NORAD ID59940
COSPAR ID
2024-106U
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update6 hours ago
Origin
Flag of USSpaceX/Seattle (US)
ManufacturerSpaceX/Seattle
BusStarlink V2M
MotorUnknown
Mass750 kg wet, ~700 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
2024-06-01 (3 weeks ago)
Launch vehicle
Falcon 9
Launch site
Air Force Eastern Test Range (AFETR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross SectionLarge (>1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude-41.4615°
Longitude-143.50269°
Altitude393.453 km
Speed7.675 km/s
Apparent Right ascension13h 00m 12s
Apparent Declination-43° 03' 34"
Sunlit
Object is in full shadow
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time23:23:05
Azimuth252.227° W
Elevation-71.61°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee381.64 km
Perigee379.749 km
Semi-major axis6,758.831 km
Eccentricity0.0001399
Inclination42.9995°
RAAN290.3767°
Arg. of periapsis243.3245°
True anomaly14.94153°
Mean anomaly14.9374°
Mean motion3.90603 °/min
BSTAR-0.021406
Period92.17 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-23T06:00:00.999Z)
Latitude-42.05678°
Longitude-177.35399°
Altitude390.674 km
Speed7.677 km/s
True Right ascension12h 18m 12s
True Declination-41° 52' 35"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 6 hours ago
0 STARLINK-31946
1 59940U 24106U   24175.25001157 -.01788301  00000-0 -21406-1 0  9994
2 59940  42.9995 290.3767 0001399 243.3245  14.9374 15.63096345  4718
Epoch: 2024-06-23T06:00Z
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STARLINK-31946 Visibility forecast

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

STARLINK-31946 is not visible in the next 10 days
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