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Viking - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 16614
COSPAR ID 1986-019-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog VIKING

Satellite Details

Orbit 811 x 13,528 km, 98.8°
Category Scientific
Mass 538 kg
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 22 February 1986 01:44
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 1
View from orbit pole
 

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