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Maqsat 3 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25503
COSPAR ID 1998-059-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog MAQSAT/ARIANE 5

Satellite Details

Orbit 963 x 35,544 km, 7.2°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin France
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)4.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 21 October 1998 16:37
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 5G
View from orbit pole
 

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