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AO-27 - Satellite Information

Spacetrack catalog number 22825
COSPAR ID 1993-061-C
Name in Spacetrack catalog KITSAT B

Satellite Details

Orbit 786 x 798 km, 98.7°
Category Amateur radio
Country/organisation of origin United States
Mass 12 kg
Dimensions 150x150x150mm
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 8.3 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)7.3 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)


Date (UTC) 26 September 1993 01:45
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40

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