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TIROS 8, 716

Orbit data source: Space-Track

TIROS 8, 716 is a payload satellite owned by GSFC (US) in LEO that was launched on Sat, 21 Dec 1963 UTC via a Thor Delta 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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TIROS 8 details
NORAD ID716
COSPAR ID
1963-054A
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update2 days ago
Origin
Flag of USGSFC (US)
ManufacturerRCA/East Windsor
BusTiros
MotorUnknown
Mass120 kg wet, 120 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1963-12-21 (61 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Delta B
Launch site
Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section0.78 m², Medium (>0.1 m² and < 1m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude56.448°
Longitude-152.35435°
Altitude647.215 km
Speed7.55 km/s
Apparent Right ascension23h 01m 27s
Apparent Declination23° 12' 04"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time14:22:29
Azimuth46.137° ENE
Elevation-11.415°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee676.008 km
Perigee637.099 km
Semi-major axis7,034.69 km
Eccentricity0.0027655
Inclination58.4933°
RAAN209.4008°
Arg. of periapsis50.9006°
True anomaly309.20335°
Mean anomaly309.4486°
Mean motion3.67854 °/min
BSTAR0.0001133
Period97.86 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-19T10:16:26.391Z)
Latitude-0.00003°
Longitude147.1562°
Altitude646.201 km
Speed7.542 km/s
True Right ascension13h 57m 36s
True Declination0° 00' 00"
Sunlit
Object was in full shadow at TLE epoch
TLE from 2 days ago
0 TIROS 8
1 00716U 63054A   24171.42808324  .00000518  00000-0  11330-3 0  9993
2 00716  58.4933 209.4008 0027655  50.9006 309.4486 14.71239389208535
Epoch: 2024-06-19T10:16Z
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TIROS 8 Visibility forecast

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

TIROS 8 is not visible in the next 10 days
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