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Centaur AC-42 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 12363
COSPAR ID 1981-018-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog ATLAS CENTAUR R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 631 x 36,257 km, 20.8°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 2.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)0.7 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 21 February 1981 23:23
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Atlas SLV-3D Centaur
View from orbit pole
 

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