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GALEX - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 27783
COSPAR ID 2003-017-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog GALEX

Satellite Details

Orbit 684 x 689 km, 29.0°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 28 April 2003 11:59
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Pegasus XL
View from orbit pole
 

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