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Cosmos 968 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 10521
COSPAR ID 1977-119-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog SL-8 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 742 x 772 km, 74.0°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.9 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 16 December 1977 04:25
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Kosmos 11K65M
View from orbit pole
 

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