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OPS 5798 (TRANSIT 5B-4), 897

Orbit data source: Space-Track

OPS 5798 (TRANSIT 5B-4), 897 is a payload satellite owned by USN BuWeps (US) in LEO that was launched on Tue, 06 Oct 1964 UTC via a Thor Ablestar 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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OPS 5798 (TRANSIT 5B-4) details
NORAD ID897
COSPAR ID
1964-063B
Orbit
LEO
Last TLE update1 day ago
Origin
Flag of USUSN BuWeps (US)
ManufacturerNAFI
BusTransit 5
MotorUnknown
Mass~54 kg wet, ~54 kg dry
Launch date (UTC)
1964-10-06 (60 years ago)
Launch vehicle
Thor Ablestar
Launch site
Air Force Western Test Range (AFWTR)
Object type
Payload
Rocket body
Debris
Radar Cross Section0.56 m², Medium (>0.1 m² and < 1m²)
Predictive object data (real-time)
Latitude-3.73502°
Longitude-129.3482°
Altitude1,072.25 km
Speed7.311 km/s
Apparent Right ascension03h 36m 00s
Apparent Declination-20° 21' 58"
Sunlit
Object is in daylight
Predictive observer data (real-time)
Local Sidereal Time15:06:27
Azimuth339.912° N
Elevation-69.452°
Doppler factor1
Orbital elements
Apogee1,071.752 km
Perigee1,040.412 km
Semi-major axis7,434.219 km
Eccentricity0.0021078
Inclination90.2192°
RAAN58.8179°
Arg. of periapsis128.7337°
True anomaly274.60778°
Mean anomaly274.8485°
Mean motion3.38602 °/min
BSTAR0.000079214
Period106.32 mins
Definitive object data (Epoch: 2024-06-19T18:38:55.868Z)
Latitude43.4274°
Longitude-129.59987°
Altitude1,064.255 km
Speed7.325 km/s
True Right ascension03h 54m 26s
True Declination43° 15' 46"
Sunlit
Object was in daylight at TLE epoch
TLE from 1 day ago
0 OPS 5798 (TRANSIT 5B-4)
1 00897U 64063B   24171.77703552  .00000062  00000-0  79214-4 0  9999
2 00897  90.2192  58.8179 0021078 128.7337 274.8485 13.53601441946832
Epoch: 2024-06-19T18:38Z
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OPS 5798 (TRANSIT 5B-4) Visibility forecast

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

OPS 5798 (TRANSIT 5B-4) is not visible in the next 10 days
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