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Akebono - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 19822
COSPAR ID 1989-016-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog EXOS D (AKEBONO)

Satellite Details

Orbit 256 x 3,320 km, 75.0°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin Japan
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)0.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 21 February 1989 23:30
Launch siteUchinoura Space Center (USC),
Japan
Launch vehicle Mu-3S-II
View from orbit pole
 

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