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Cosmos 1242 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 12155
COSPAR ID 1981-008-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog SL-3 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 300 x 310 km, 81.1°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)-1.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 27 January 1981 14:58
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Vostok 8A92M
View from orbit pole
 

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