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XM-2 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 26724
COSPAR ID 2001-012-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog XM-2

Satellite Details

Orbit 36,110 x 36,135 km, 3.1°
Category Communications
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)20.3 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 18 March 2001 22:33
Launch siteSea Launch Odyssey mobile platform
Launch vehicle Zenit-3SL

Description

Communications satellite operated by USA
View from orbit pole
 

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