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OAO 3 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 6155
COSPAR ID 1972-065-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog ATLAS CENTAUR R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 633 x 687 km, 35.0°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 21 August 1972 10:28
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Atlas SLV-3C Centaur

Description

Centaur-D upper stage (AC-022) which launched OAO 3
View from orbit pole
 

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