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DOY 175 | 2024-06-23T11:06:45Z

STARLINK-31973, 59943

Orbit data source: Space-Track

STARLINK-31973, 59943 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-31973 details
NORAD ID59943
COSPAR ID
2024-106X
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update5 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)
Latitude16.73436°
Longitude-54.11454°
Altitude380.775 km
Speed7.685 km/s
Apparent Right ascension17h 27m 15s
Apparent Declination-35° 41' 03"
Sunlit
Object is in full shadow
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time22:14:44
Azimuth231.702° WSW
Elevation-10.396°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee381.812 km
Perigee379.963 km
Semi-major axis6,759.024 km
Eccentricity0.0001368
Inclination42.9994°
RAAN290.3594°
Arg. of periapsis261.9336°
True anomaly3.17607°
Mean anomaly3.1752°
Mean motion3.90586 °/min
BSTAR-0.020367
Period92.17 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-23T06:00:00.999Z)
Latitude-42.9661°
Longitude-168.20612°
Altitude391.231 km
Speed7.676 km/s
True Right ascension12h 54m 47s
True Declination-42° 47' 07"
Sunlit
Object was in full shadow at TLE epoch
TLE from 5 hours ago
0 STARLINK-31973
1 59943U 24106X   24175.25001157 -.01675767  00000-0 -20367-1 0  9993
2 59943  42.9994 290.3594 0001368 261.9336   3.1752 15.63029441  4668
Epoch: 2024-06-23T06:00Z
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STARLINK-31973 Visibility forecast

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

STARLINK-31973 is not visible in the next 10 days
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