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ERS 6, 608

Orbit data source: Space-Track

ERS 6, 608 is a payload satellite owned by USAF SSD (US) that was launched on Thu, 09 May 1963 UTC via an Atlas Agena B 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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ERS 6 details
NORAD ID608
COSPAR ID
1963-014C
Orbit
Active
Last TLE update1 day ago
Origin
Flag of USUSAF SSD (US)
ManufacturerTRW
BusTRS
MotorUnknown
Mass1 kg wet, 1 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1963-05-09 (61 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Atlas Agena B
Launch site
Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross SectionMedium (>0.1 m² and <1 m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude27.49622°
Longitude77.16618°
Altitude3,681.7 km
Speed6.286 km/s
Apparent Right ascension06h 59m 41s
Apparent Declination6° 30' 21"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time03:47:26
Azimuth114.652° SE
Elevation35.592°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee3,715.127 km
Perigee3,568.579 km
Semi-major axis10,019.99 km
Eccentricity0.0073128
Inclination87.312°
RAAN262.3649°
Arg. of periapsis35.1927°
True anomaly324.89292°
Mean anomaly325.3727°
Mean motion2.16393 °/min
BSTAR-0.015935
Period166.36 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-22T06:10:58.219Z)
Latitude-0.00007°
Longitude-101.30123°
Altitude3,586.076 km
Speed6.344 km/s
True Right ascension17h 29m 27s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in full shadow at TLE epoch
TLE from 1 day ago
0 ERS 6
1 00608U 63014C   24174.25761828 -.00000031  00000-0 -15935-1 0  9995
2 00608  87.3120 262.3649 0073128  35.1927 325.3727  8.65287367930796
Epoch: 2024-06-22T06:10Z
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ERS 6 Visibility forecast

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

ERS 6 is not visible in the next 10 days
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