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Iridium 40 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number25041
COSPAR ID1997-069-C
Name in Spacetrack catalogIRIDIUM 40

Satellite Details

Orbit 776 x 779 km, 86.4°
Category [satcat.0]
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 09 November 1997 01:34
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Delta 7920-10C
View from orbit pole
 

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