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NOAA 6 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 11416
COSPAR ID 1979-057-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog NOAA 6

Satellite Details

Orbit 771 x 788 km, 98.7°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 27 June 1979 15:51
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Atlas F
View from orbit pole
 

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