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ADEOS - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 24277
COSPAR ID 1996-046-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog ADEOS

Satellite Details

Orbit 794 x 795 km, 98.6°
Category Earth observation
Country/organisation of origin Japan
Dimensions Length 5m, max. diameter 4m
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 17 August 1996 01:53
Launch siteTanegashima Space Center,
Japan
Launch vehicle H-II
View from orbit pole
 

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